WorldCat Identities

Le Houbie, Michel

Overview
Works: 152 works in 363 publications in 2 languages and 568 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  History  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Drama  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Graphic novels 
Roles: Translator, Other, Adapter, tra
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michel Le Houbie
Quatre aventures de Sherlock Holmes : La bande mouchetée suivi de L'Association des Hommes roux, L'escarboucle bleue, Les cinq pépins d'orange by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So many steps to death by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilary Craven is about to end her life when Jessop, a British agent, asks her help in finding several of the world's leading scientists who have recently vanished. Assuming the identity of a physicist's wife, she infiltrates a secret Moroccan laboratory and discovers a global conspiracy. The information she has could cost her her life, just when she has realized how much she wants to live
There is a tide ... by Agatha Christie( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Gordon Cloade's gruesome death, his sister-in-law enlists Hercule Poirot to gather information on Rosaleen, Gordon's widow and sole heir, and her deceased first husband
Towards zero by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in French and held by 18 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
Crooked house by Agatha Christie( Book )

11 editions published between 1951 and 1989 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
Un meurtre est-il facile ? ; Cinq heures vingt-cinq by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
One, two, buckle my shoe : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What reason would an amiable dentist like Dr. Morely have for committing suicide? He didn't have emotional difficulties, money problems, or love trouble. What he did have was an appointment with Hercule Poirot, who is not persuaded by the suicide story and has therefore taken it upon himself to questions the good doctor's patients, partners, and friends. All he's come up with is the numbing fear that Dr. Morely wasn't an unlikely victim at all. Nor the first
The hollow by Agatha Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 1982 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucy Angkatell hosts a weekend get-together at her country estate, she appears to overlook the obvious fact that all her guests loathe one another. Poirot enjoys a ringside seat for the bizarre goings-on, but he is thrust into an active role when the proceedings suddenly turn deadly
Mrs. McGinty's dead by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs McGinty died from a brutal blow to the back of her head. Suspicion fell immediately on her shifty lodger, James Bentley, whose clothes revealed traces of the victim's blood and hair. Yet something was amiss: Bentley just didn't look like a murderer. The redoubtable detective Hercule Poirot believed he could save the man from the gallows -- what he didn't realise was that his own life was now in great danger
They came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

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

Flighty but good-hearted Victoria Jones craves love, intrigue, and adventure. She strikes gold in Edward, a handsome and mysterious traveler whom she's vowed to follow to the ends of the earth. Yet no whirlwind affair can prepare Victoria for what unfolds once she lands in Baghdad. Not a day in Edward's shadow, and she hears whispered warnings of danger and witnesses the murder of a secret agent in her hotel room. And when she discovers that a romantic rival for Edward's affection has arranged for her kidnapping, Victoria fears that her impetuous nature could be the death of her
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Needle isn't doing very well with his poison case at Yewtree Lodge. But when Miss Marple comes to the Lodge, angry at the murder of her former maid, the guilty one soon becomes apparent
Meurtre au champagne : Rendez-vous à Bagdad by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
Five little pigs by Agatha Christie( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1982 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years after the wife of the renowned painter Amyas Crale was sent to the gallows for poisoning her husband, their daughter Lucy returns from Canada. Lucy carries with her a letter that suggests that her mother might have been innocent. Poirot agrees to dig up the past, but he warns Lucy that she may not like what he finds
Le "Vallon" ; Mrs. MacGinty est morte... by Agatha Christie( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
Evil under the sun : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1982 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot must solve the murder of an actress everyone had reason to hate
Hickory, dickory, death by Agatha Christie( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normally, a mere outbreak of petty thefts in a youth hostel wouldn't be enough to interest the great detective Hercule Poirot. However, the warden of the hostel is sister to Poirot's secretary Miss Lemon, and concern for her sister is interfering with Miss Lemon's typing abilities. Poirot finds himself with an intriguing puzzle on his hands, and before long, murder increases the mystery
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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1948 and 1983 in French and held by 10 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. - Publisher
The red right hand by Joel Townsley Rogers( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in French and held by 10 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
A murder is announced : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple confronts a party game "murder", though the dead man appears to have killed himself, Miss Marple thinks otherwise
 
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