Murder in Three Acts


The book features Hercule Poirot, supported by his friend Mr. Satterthwaite, and is the one book in which Satterthwaite collaborates with Poirot. Poirot attempts to solve three separate murder mysteries in the three "acts" of the title. Satterthwaite previously appeared in the stories featuring Harley Quin, in particular those collected in The Mysterious Mr Quin (1930). The novel was adapted for television twice, first in 1986 titled Murder in Three Acts, and again in 2010 as Three Act Tragedy.

This first edition is bound in orange cloth boards with black lettering on the front and spine. Very minimal edgewear; small, neat owner's label and name on front inner board; inside pages clean, binding tight.  279 pages; approx. 6"x8".


  • Murder in Three Acts
  • Agatha Christie
  • Dodd, Mead and Co., 1934