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Literature: The Murder on the Links
Only the second of Agatha Christie's novels to feature Hercule Poirot, The Murder on the Links was first published in 1923. Millionaire businessman Paul Renaud is found stabbed to death in an open grave in the golf course he was constructing. Poirot, who had received a letter from Renaud shortly before his death, tries to trace the murderer. There are several suspects: the widow who inherits Renaud's entire estate, the son who had recently quarreled with his father, the woman who might have been Renaud's mistress... However, the pattern of events in the murder of Renaud bear strong similarities to a case that happened 20 years ago. Is the same mind at work behind both cases?


The Murder on the Links providesexamples of the following tropes:

The Murder of Roger AckroydMystery LiteratureMurder on the Orient Express
The Mysterious Affair at StylesLiterature/Hercule PoirotThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd
The Murder of Roger AckroydLiterature of the 1920sThe Mysterious Affair at Styles
The Mysterious Affair at StylesCreator/Agatha ChristieThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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