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By the Pricking of My Thumbs - Agatha Christie
By the Pricking of My Thumbs
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An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace...When Tommy and Tuppence visited an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they thought nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada was a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs Lockett mentioned a poisoned... show more
An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace...When Tommy and Tuppence visited an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they thought nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada was a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs Lockett mentioned a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs Lancaster talked about 'something behind the fireplace', Tommy and Tuppence found themselves caught up in an unexpected adventure involving possible black magic...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007111497 (0007111495)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Tommy and Tuppence (#4)
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Tami
Tami rated it
4.0 Tommy and Tuppence grown a little old, but still fabulous.
I just like those two. The crime story was a little weaker than most of Christie's in my opinion, but still good. Also in my edition were some annoying typos (mrs instead of mr).
Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews
Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews rated it
5.0 By the Pricking of My Thumbs
Masterful Agatha Christie classic. A Tommy and Tuppence mystery in which the intrepid Tuppence takes center stage. Subtle, multi-layered mystery that shows all of Dame Agatha's plotting and character creation skills. One of my all time favorites. The usual witty and pleasant banter between Tommy...
ChanLee
ChanLee rated it
3.0 Agatha Christie - Dom nad Kanałem
6/10 - DOBRA Całkiem ciekawe, ale w ogóle mnie nie zaskoczyła. Pierwsza spotkanie z książką Christie zakończyło się na całkiem przyjemnym wrażeniu. Biorę się za następne historie.
Crash My Book Party
Crash My Book Party rated it
4.0 Another Christie gem
Wow that doll face is creepy! At the time I never guessed the significance of it to the story but I should have realised that with Christie, every little detail plays a part. This was my first introduction to Tommy and Tuppence, who I have stumbled upon quite a few years later (according to the book...
Dutch
Dutch rated it
I really should read more Agatha Christie! This is the second book I've read and she's so far not disappointing me. In this case though, I listened to the audio book, and loved it. Samantha Bond's narration was very enjoyable, and suiting to be read as the main characters were predominantly Briti...
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