An archaeologist's wife is murdered on the shores of the River Tigris in Iraq, and Hercule Poirot must find the killer! An expedition to excavate ... Show synopsis An archaeologist's wife is murdered on the shores of the River Tigris in Iraq, and Hercule Poirot must find the killer! An expedition to excavate the ruins of an ancient city in Iraq is halted by a grisly murder. Mrs Leidner, wife of the famous archaeologist, had been warning about death threats, but everyone knows that the heat makes you imagine things. Now, on the edge of the beautiful River Tigris, the open desert becomes the claustrophobic setting for an exotic investigation! Murder in Mesopotamia was written by Agatha Christie in 1934 while accompanying her archaeologist husband on one of his expeditions to Iraq. It was the first Hercule Poirot book set in the Middle East, and the first to be faithfully adapted into an atmospheric comic strip by the young French artist, ChandrFamed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories -- full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.