A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie is a book by Kathryn Harkup, published in 2015.

The book describes fourteen different poisons, and the novels wherein Agatha Christie used them as a plot device.


  • Dame Agatha’s Deadly Dispensary
  • Appendix I - Christie’s Causes of Death
  • Appendix II - Structures of some of the chemicals in this book
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledements
  • Index
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