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Crooked House - Agatha Christie
Crooked House
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The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned... show more
The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiancÉ of the late millionaire’s granddaughter.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062073532 (0062073532)
ASIN: 62073532
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 236
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.5 Crooked House
After having been abroad Charles Hayward only wants to meet his fiancé Sophia Leonides again. The Leonides family seems to be a happy family, living under the same roof. But suspicions within the family arise, when Aristide, Sophia´s grandfather and head of the family, passes away by unnatural means...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Crooked House
I checked this BBC Adaptation of from my library because I was in a hurry and it said "unabridged", but it has to be abridged somehow. It was only 1 hour and 45 minutes long? It's a full cast dramatisation though, and perhaps that allowed it to tell the full story without all the descriptive text ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Crooked House
I checked this BBC Adaptation of from my library because I was in a hurry and it said "unabridged", but it has to be abridged somehow. It was only 1 hour and 45 minutes long? It's a full cast dramatisation though, and perhaps that allowed it to tell the full story without all the descriptive text ...
Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
4.0 Who is Really to Blame?
I "read" this one with the audio download from a library. I did it this way so that I could knit while I was listening. A young man has met the woman of his dreams while stationed in Egypt and proposes to her, but states that they will wait until they are back in England to actually propose. Before ...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
4.5 Crooked House
This ranks right up there with my favorite Christie novels (not that I've read all that many). This, despite the fact that for the first time while reading one of her books, I managed to work out who the killer was before the big reveal.
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