Murder in Mesopotamia
Dedicated to
My many archaeological friends in Iraq and Syria
Collins, London, Jul. 1936
Women's Pictorial, Feb.8-Mar.28 1936 as 'No Other Love'
Dodd Mead, New York, 1936
The Saturday Evening Post, Nov.9-Dec.14 1935


It was clear to Amy Leatheran that something sinister was going on at the Hassanieh dig; something associated with the presence of 'Lovely Louise', wife of celebrated archaeologist, Dr Leidner.
In a few days' time Hercule Poirot was due to drop in at the excavation site. But with Louise suffering from terrifying hallucinations, and tension within the group becoming almost unbearable, Poirot might just be too late...


Foreword by Giles Reilly, M.D.
1. Frontispiece
2. Introducing Amy Leatheran
3. Gossip
4. I Arrive in Hassanieh
5. Tell Yarimjah
6. First Evening
7. The Man at the Window
8. Night Alarm
9. Mrs Leidner's Story
10. Saturday Afternoon
11. An Old Business
12. 'I Didn't Believe ...'
13. Hercule Poirot Arrives
14. One of Us?
15. Poirot Makes a Suggestion
16. The Suspects
17. The Stain by the Washstand
18. Tea at Dr Reilly's
19. A New Suspicion
20. Miss Johnson, Mrs Mercado, Mr Reiter
21. Mr Mercado, Richard Carey
22. David Emmott, Father Lavigny and a Discovery
23. I Go Psychic
24. Murder is a Habit
25. Suicide or Murder
26. Next It Will Be Me!
27. Beginning of a Journey
28. Journey's End
29. L'Envoi

Films & TV

Murder in Mesopotamia, ITV/UK, 2002
Agahta Christie's POIROT VIII

UK/US covers

Collins / HarperCollins










Western Europe covers

Meurtre en Mésopotamie

French index

Le Masques (#283) 1939

Club des Masques (#28) 1967

Le Livre de Poche (#4716) 1976



Moord in Mesopotamie / Moord in Mesopotamië

Dutch index

Mord in Mesopotamien

German index


Northern Europe covers

Mord i Mesopotamien

Swedish index

Mord i ørkenen / Mord i Mesopotamien

Danish index

Hvem skrev til Louise?

Norwegian index

Murha Mesopotamiassa

Finnish index


Morð í Mesópótamíu

Icelandic index

Neljapäewal peale lõunat / Mõrvad Mesopotaamias

Estonian index

Slepkavība Mezopotāmijā

Žmogžudystė Mesopotamijoje

Lithuanian index

Southern Europe covers

Non c'è più scampo

Italian index

Asesianto en Mesopotamia / Muerte en Mesopotamia

Spanish index

Assassinat a Mesopotàmia

Morte na Mesopotâmia / Assassínio na Mesopotâmia / Crime da Mesopotâmia

Portuguese index

Morte na Mesopotāmia

Crime na Mesopotāmia

Assassínio na Mesopotāmia

Μία κραυγή αγωνίας (Φόνος στη Μεσοποταμία)

Greek index

Убиство у Месопотамији / Ubistvo u Mesopotamiji

former Yugoslavia index

Umorstvo u Mezopotamiji

former Yugoslavia index

Umor v Mezopotamiji

former Yugoslavia index

Umorstvo u Mezopotamiji

former Yugoslavia index

Убиство во Месопотамија

former Yugoslavia index

Eastern Europe covers

Vražda je zvyk

Slovak index

Vražda v Mezopotámii

Czech index

Gyilkosság Mezopotámiában / Ne jöjj vissza...

Hungarian index


Убийство в Месопотамия

Bulgarian index

Morderstwo w Mezopotamii

Polish index

Crima in Mesopotamia

Romanian index

Вбивство у Месопотамії

Убийство в Месопотамии

Russian index

Middle East & Asian covers

მკვლელობა მესოპოტამიაში

Gece Gelen Ölüm / Mezopotamya Cinayeti

Turkish index

הנדון למוות - ברח

Hebrew index

جريمة بين الآثار ⁄ جريمة في بلاد الرافدين ⁄ بواعث الجريمة ⁄ جريمة في العراق

Arabic index

قتل در بین النهرین ⁄ قتل در بین‌النهرین ⁄ جنایت در شب

A.P. = anno Persico (Persian year); Persian index

(Tamil) வாடிக்கையாய் சில கொலைகள் / (Marathi) मर्डर इन मेसोपोटेमिया

Pembunuhan di Mesopotamia

Indonesian index

ฆาตกรรมในอาหรับ ⁄ ปัวโรตอนฆาตกรรมในอาหรับ ⁄ เงื่อนฆาตกรรม

Thai index

Vụ án mạng ở vùng Mesopotamie

Vietnamese index

美索不達米亞謀殺案 / 古墓之谜 / 美索不達米亞驚魂

Chinese index






メソポタミヤの殺人 / 殺人は癖になる / メソポタミア殺人事件

Japanese index

메소포타미아의 죽음

Korean index