By Mark Campbell
Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, vigorous, and straightforward to learn. full of evidence in addition to professional reviews, every one ebook has all of the key info you want to find out about such well known subject matters as movie, tv, cult fiction, background, and extra. during this booklet, Mark Campbell offers an educated creation to the Agatha Christie phenomenon, together with a biography of the nice writer, in-depth profiles of 10 of her preferred characters, analyses of the tales, and a piece on movie, television, and degree diversifications. Appendices contain an exhaustive biography and an outline of the simplest Christie web content round.
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Oddly, Miss Marple’s presence is barely felt until the very end – just too late to save the book. 2/5 2) The Thirteen Problems (1932, ss) Cases: ‘The Tuesday Night Club’: A travelling salesman’s wife dies one night after eating dinner… ‘The Idol House of Astarte’: In a lonely Dartmoor grove, a death occurs in a stone summerhouse… ‘Ingots of Gold’:The search is on for treasure in sunken Spanish ships off the Cornish coast… ‘The Bloodstained Pavement’: A painting of bloodstains may hold the clue to a wife’s drowning… ‘Motive vs.
The Double Clue’: A prized collection of medieval jewels are stolen from a safe… Context: These stories were first published in magazines from 1923 to 1928. Conclusion: A reasonable selection. 4/5 40) Thirteen For Luck! (US: 1961, UK: 1966, ss) ‘Double Sin’: See Double Sin (1961*). ‘The Arcadian Deer’: See The Labours of Hercules (1947). ‘The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly’: See Three Blind Mice (1950*). ‘The Third Floor Flat’: Ditto. ‘The Plymouth Express’: See The Under Dog (1951*). ‘The Cornish Mystery’: Ditto.
Ditto. ‘The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly’: See Three Blind Mice (1950*). ‘The Third Floor Flat’: Ditto. ‘The Affair at the Victory Ball’: See The Under Dog (1951*). ‘The Adventure of the Clapham Cook’: Ditto. ‘The Cornish Mystery’: Ditto. ‘The King of Clubs’: Ditto. ‘The Lemesurier Inheritance’: Ditto. ‘The Plymouth Express’: Ditto. ‘The Submarine Plans’: Ditto. ‘The Market Basing Mystery’: Ditto. ‘The Double Clue’: See Double Sin (1961*). ‘Double Sin’: Ditto. ‘The Wasps’ Nest’: Ditto. 46) Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (1975) Case: A wheelchair-bound Poirot returns to Styles Court where he knows a murder will shortly take place… Context: Sir William Collins asked Christie to publish a manuscript she’d written during World War Two that described Poirot’s final adventure.
Agatha Christie (Pocket Essential series) by Mark Campbell