Agatha Christie is more than the most popular mystery writer of all time. In a career that spans over half a century, her name is synonymous with brilliant deception, ingenious puzzles, and the surprise denouement. By virtually inventing the modern mystery novel she has earned her title as the... show more
Agatha Christie is more than the most popular mystery writer of all time. In a career that spans over half a century, her name is synonymous with brilliant deception, ingenious puzzles, and the surprise denouement. By virtually inventing the modern mystery novel she has earned her title as the Queen of Crime. Curious? Then you're invited to read.
Publish date: February 10th 2010
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 20th Century
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Honestly I don't have that much to say here besides the fact that I really really love this book. This was one of Agatha Christie's favorite books and I can see why. There are a lot of twists and turns and I thought I figured out the perpetrator, but per usual, I was wrong. "Crooked House" fol...
In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and...
Pretty typical Christie, with maybe a slightly larger emphasis on the psychological details. It’s one that I both enjoy and argue with in my head a lot. Hugh Fraser read the audiobook and I would really just like for him to read all of the audiobooks for everything. He’s great with voices and narrat...
There was a crooked man and he went a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence beside a crooked stile. He had a crooked cat which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house. Crooked House is a stand-alone novel. I.e. it does not feature any of Christie's...
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