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The witness for the prosecution and other stories

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A young man is on trial for murder in an open-and-shut case...when shocking new testimony turns the tables in one of the greatest surprise endings ever devised.
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Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the 1957 Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand. . . . A woman's sixth sense—and a loaded revolver—signal premonitions of doom. . . . A stranded motorist seeks refuge in a remote mansion and is greeted with a dire warning. . . . Detective Hercule Poirot faces his greatest challenge when his services are enlisted—by the victim—in a bizarre locked-room murder.

From the stunning title story (which inspired the classic film thriller) to the rarest gems in detective fiction, these eleven tales of baffling crime and brilliant deduction showcase Agatha Christie at her dazzling best.

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series ST. Martin's Minotaur Mysteries
subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Mystery fiction
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title_full The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, The witness for the prosecution and other stories / Agatha Christie, The witness for the prosecution and other stories [electronic resource] / Agatha Christie
title_short The witness for the prosecution and other stories
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Mystery