The Pale Horse

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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Famous quotes containing the words pale horse, horse and/or pale:

    And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 6:8.

    At a tavern hereabouts the hostler greeted our horse as an old acquaintance, though he did not remember the driver.... Every man to his trade. I am not acquainted with a single horse in the world, not even the one that kicked me.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Or, pale dispensers of my Joys and Pains,
    Holding the doors of Heaven and of Hell,
    Laurence Hope (1865–1904)