Cat among the pigeons was first published in 1959 and first published by Fontana in 1962. This copy is an eleventh impression, printed 1970.
It was that intelligent schoolgirl, Julia Upjohn who finally went to consult Hercule Poirot.
Meadowbank, after all, was one of the most exclusive girls' school in England. Unthinkable that there should be a murder there. But an extraordinary trail of violence, starting in the Middle East and involving jewels, intrigue and secret agents, did in fact reach a deadly climax inside the school. Worse, it semmed that the culprit must actually be one of the staff or pupils...There was a cat among the pigeons!