The Pale Horse is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November 1961 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year. The UK edition retailed at fifteen shillings (15/-) and the US edition at $3.75. The novel features her novelist detective Ariadne Oliver as a minor character, and reflects in tone the supernatural novels of Dennis Wheatley who was then at the height of his popularity.
The Pale Horse is mentioned in Revelation 6:8, where it is ridden by Death.
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... It is pale buff in colour, sometimes dull but often with rosy tint ... It can also be a pale brown or pale flesh colour ... The pale colour, incurved margin and smooth cap are its most distinguishing features ...
... Their carapace is dark brown to black, except for a central pale longitudinal stripe on the thorax ... The legs are pale to medium brown, with a darker femur I ... The abdomen is medium brown with lighter chevrons above, and pale below with dark speckles ...
... As of 2001 India census, Pale had a population of 5706 ... Pale has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5% male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 67% ... In Pale, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age ...
... females are dark brown with several rows of yellow spots, a pale green pattern on the lower wings ... with whitish spots, while in the female the forewings are dark brown and the hindwings are pale bluish green, with whitish spots in both wings ... Caterpillars of the last instars are pale green and have many spines radiating from the body ...
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