Who is Hercule Poirot ? Is Hercule Poirot fictitious character ? How many novels did Hercule Poirot appear in ? What is the first book in the Hercule Poirot series ? What makes Hercule Poirot a good detective ?
Hercule Poirot is a fictional Belgian detective character created by Agatha Christie. Along with Miss Marple, he is Agatha Christie’s most famous and long-standing character, appearing in 33 novels and 54 short stories.
Hercule Poirot is very similar to A. E. W. Mason’s imaginary detective inspector Hanaoud who first appeared in “At the Villa Rose” published in 1910, six years before first Poirot novel.
As we learned from Agatha Christie novels, Hercule Poirot is Belgian. He is the famous detective of most Agatha Christie series.
There are 33 novels and 54 short stories in Hercule Poirot collection.