The Labours of Hercules

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: HarperCollins UK


Category: Fiction

Page: 412

View: 329

In Appearance Hercule Poirot Hardly Resembled An Ancient Greek Hero. Yet Reasoned The Detective Like Hercules He Had Been Responsible For Ridding Society Of Some Of Its Most Unpleasant Monsters. So, In The Period Leading Up To His Retirement, Poirot Made Up His Mind To Accept Just Twelve More Cases: His Self-Imposed Labours . Each Would Go Down In The Annals Of Crime As A Heroic Feat Of Deduction.

The Labours of Hercules

An Astrological Interpretation

Author: Alice A. Bailey

Publisher: Lucis Publishing Companies


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 229

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The Labours of Hercules - an astrological interpretation by Alice Bailey, gives a vivid account of the journey of the soul as it incarnates progressively through the twelve signs of the Zodiac. The labours that Hercules is required to perform symbolise the specific challenges that face all disciples as they seek to equip themselves to better serve their fellow human beings. It is an excellent introduction to a more esoteric understanding of astrology.

The Labours of Hercules (Poirot)

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: HarperCollins UK


Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 633

In this set of short stories, Poirot sets himself a challenge before he retires – to solve 12 cases which correspond with the labours of his classical Greek namesake...

Twelve Labours of Hercules

Author: James Riordan

Publisher: Frances Lincoln


Category: Hercules (Roman mythology)

Page: 58

View: 308

These retellings of the ancient Greek legends recreate the labours of Zeus' much-loved son and mythology's mightiest hero. Illustrations including a map of the sites of Hercules' 12 labours accompany the text.

Labours of Hercules

Complete Short Stories

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers


Category: Compact discs (Book) (Unabridged)


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Hercule Poirot takes on his final cases, all of which will resemble the require Herculean feats in order to succeed. But whereas the Greek hero was blessed with gargantuan strength, Poirot's only weapon against these monsters will be his brilliant powers of deduction. Beautiful new packaging and cover deisgns! This is audio at it's best!


Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Wentworth Press


Category: History

Page: 72

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The Adages of Erasmus

Author: Érasme

Publisher: University of Toronto Press


Category: Philosophy

Page: 405

View: 164

This annotated selection of 116 proverbs, which includes all the longer essays, is based on the translation in the Collected Works of Erasmus."--BOOK JACKET.

Sound and Form in Modern Poetry

Author: Harvey Seymour Gross

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


Category: Poetry

Page: 348

View: 469

An updated and expanded version of a classic and essential text on prosody.