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Le Houbie, Michel

Overview
Works: 209 works in 422 publications in 2 languages and 676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Spy fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Novels  History 
Roles: Translator, Other, Adapter, tra
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michel Le Houbie
Towards zero by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I like a good detective story, but they begin in the wrong place! They begin with the murder. But the murder is the end. The story begins long before that." So remarks esteemed criminologist Mr. Treves. Truer words have never been spoken, for a psychopathic killer has insinuated himself, with cunning manipulation, into a quiet village on the river Tern. But who is his intended victim? What are his unfathomable motives? And how and when will he reach the point of murder ... the zero point? --from publisher description
Five little pigs : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline est accusée du meurtre de son mari, le célèbre peintre Amyas Crale, et condamnée à perpétuité. Mais seize ans plus tard, Hercule Poirot doute du verdict et enquête sur cette affaire d'empoisonnement, révélant des vérités insoupçonnées
Crooked house by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be carrying on with a strapping young tutor comfortably ensconced in the family estate. But criminologist Charles Hayward is casting his own doubts on the innocence of the entire Leonides brood. He knows them intimately. And he's certain that in a crooked house such as Three Gables, no one's on the level
Destination unknown by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilary Craven has been defeated by life. Her daughter has died, her husband has left her and she is convinced she has nothing left to live for. She has decided to leave England, and in an out-of-the-way spot in Morocco, end it all. A number of leading scientists have disappeared without a trace and concern is growing within the international community. Are they being kidnapped? Blackmailed? Brainwashed? One woman may hold the key to the mystery, but Olive Betteron now lies in a hospital bed, dying from injuries sustained in a Moroccan plane crash. Meanwhile, in a Casablanca hotel room, Hilary Craven prepares to take her own life. But her suicide attempt is about to be interrupted by British secret agent Jessop, who will offer her a much more exciting way to die!
The hollow by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1988 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a beau dire, ce genre d'incident est extrêmement fâcheux... Les domestiques n'ont plus la tête à ce qu'ils font et tout va de travers. S'est-on occupé de prendre des dispositions pour le déjeuner ? Non, bien entendu ! Et cependant, la bienséance exigerait que le menu en fût modifié. On ne peut servir le canard comme si de rien n'était. Et que faire de l'invité qui va arriver d'un instant à l'autre ? Bah ! Il paraît que M. Hercule Poirot a pour métier de découvrir les assassins. Il sera ravi de trouver au Vallon de quoi s'occuper
Pension Vanilos by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pourquoi glisser une poignée de seigle dans la poche d'un homme après l'avoir empoisonné ? Pourquoi accrocher un cintre à vêtements dans le nez d'une jeune fille après l'avoir étranglée ?Sont-ils la signature du meurtrier ? Dans ce cas, il ne peut s'agir que d'un fou. D'un monstre. Un maniaque que Miss Marple est venue démasquer
The red right hand by Joel Townsley Rogers( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en 1945, ce roman criminel est à classer parmi les cent meilleurs. Cette histoire qui semble un cauchemar devient crédible et impitoyable grâce à un agencement diabolique de l'intrigue
Meurtre au champagne : Rendez-vous à Bagdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
They came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Jones a beaucoup de défauts, mais au moins trois qualités : elle est très jolie, elle est courageuse, et elle aime l'aventure. Qu'avec cela, une heure après avoir été licenciée de son emploi de dactylo, cinq minutes après avoir rencontré un séduisant jeune homme, elle décide de le suivre à Bagdad, ce n'est pas étonnant. Ce qui l'est plus, c'est le tourbillon d'aventures d'espionnage qui l'attend là-bas, dans l'inquiétante atmosphère d'un Orient bouillonnant. [babelio.com]
Evil under the sun : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1988 in French and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot must solve the murder of an actress everyone had reason to hate
Les vacances d'Hercule Poirot : La mort n'est pas une fin by Agatha Christie( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
Mrs Mac Ginty est morte ... = (Mrs. Mac Ginty's dead) by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une enquête d'Hercule Poirot à la suite de l'assassinat d'une vieille dame. [SDM]
Cinq petits cochons ; Le Noël d'Hercule Poirot by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman policier (énigme)
Le "Vallon" ; Mrs. MacGinty est morte ... by Agatha Christie( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
A murder is announced : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1951 and 1987 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un meurtre est annoncé, qui aura lieu le vendredi 29 octobre à six heures trente du soir à Little Paddocks". Au village de Chipping Cleghorn, tout le monde en prenant son breakfast découvre avec stupeur cette petite annonce dans la gazette locale, et les dames de Little Paddocks ne sont pas les moins surprises
Murder is easy by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired police officer Luke Fitzwilliam takes it upon himself to stop the homicidal maniac responsible for a series of murders
Pension Vanilos ; Un meurtre sera commis le ... by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1987 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est pour une bien mince affaire qu'on dérange le grand Hercule Poirot : dans une pension de famille peuplée en majeure partie d'étudiants, il s'est produit toute une série de menus larcins et de petits actes de malveillance, délits trop insignifiants pour qu'on prévienne la police et qui semblent encore moins dignes du génie de Poirot. Mais la liste des méfaits est si bizarre que l'attention du célèbre détective en est piquée. Alors que l'enquête commence, les choses se gâtent
Cartes sur table ; L'heure zéro by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
N or M? by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, two unlikely spies, help to defend their country by trying to rout out two highly placed Fifth Columnists. When Tommy is asked by the British Intelligence Service to go and stay at the Sans Souci guest house he is astonished to see Tuppence there. The mission: to identify which of the other guests is N and which is M
 
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Languages
French (135)

English (1)