Black Coffee

written in 1930
Alfred Ashley, Nov. 1934
Samuel French, London, Jul. 1952

Films & TV

Black Coffee, UK, 1931
Film list
Le Coffret de laque, FR, 1932
Film list
Black Coffee, W.Germany, 1973
TV drama list

Black Coffee (Novelize)

adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne, 1997

Sir Claud Amory has discoverd the formula for a new powerful explosive, which is stolen by one of the large household of relatives and friends.
Locking everyone in the library, Sir Claud switches off the lights to allow the thief to replace the formula on the table, no questions asked.
When the lights come on, he is dead, and Hercule Poirot - with assistance from Hastings and Inspector Japp - has to unravel a tangle of family feuds, old flames and suspicious foreigners to find the killer and prevent a global catastrophe.

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Western Europe covers

Black coffee

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Zwarte koffie

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Black coffee

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Mörk Brygd

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Hercule poirot ja salainen kaava

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Must kohv

Estonian index


Juoda kava

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Black Coffee

Italian index


Café solo

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Café Preto / Café Negro

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Πικρός καφές

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Црна кафа / Crna kafa

former Yugoslavia index


Crna kava

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Černá káva

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Feketekávé

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Черно кафе

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Czarna kawa

Polish index


Cafea neagra / Cafeaua Neagra

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Чорна кава

Черный кофе

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Acı Kahve

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