Hercule Poirot is a fictional character created by English author Agatha Christie. The Belgian detective is Christie’s most famous character. As a detective, he depends on logic and clues and prefers to solve mysteries conventionally.

Hercule Poirot has appeared in over 30 novels and over 50 short stories from the years 1920 until 1975. He has also appeared in several movies, stageplays and a TV series, portrayed by actors such as John Moffat, Albert Finney, Peter Ustinov, Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and David Suchet.

Below is a list of all of the novels in which the Hercule Poirot character appears in order of when they were published:

Publication Order of Hercule Poirot Books


The Mysterious Affair at Styles(1920) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder on the Links(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Big Four(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of the Blue Train(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peril at End House(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord Edgware Dies(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on the Orient Express(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Act Tragedy(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Clouds(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The A.B.C. Murders(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Mesopotamia(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cards on the Table(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dumb Witness(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Nile(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Appointment with Death(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hercule Poirot's Christmas(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evil Under the Sun(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Five Little Pigs(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hollow(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Taken at the Flood(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mrs. McGinty's Dead(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After the Funeral(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hickory Dickory Dock(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Man's Folly(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cat Among the Pigeons(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clocks(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Third Girl(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hallowe'en Party(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elephants Can Remember(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Curtain(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Monogram Murders(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hercule Poirot Collections


Poirot Investigates(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Mews(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Labours of Hercules(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poirot's Early Cases(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Monogram Murders written by Sophie Hannah, based on the work of Agatha Christie.

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Hercule Poirot Synopses: The Mysterious Affair at Styles is the introduction of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot character. In this classic tale, Mrs. Iglethorp was murdered and Poirot must find out whether it was one of her stepsons or her new husband.

In Peril at End House (the sixth Hercule Poirot mystery), Hercule and Captain Hastings are on vacation on the Cornish coast when they suspect that Nick Buckley, who lives in the End House, is being targetted for murder.

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