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Crooked House - Agatha Christie
Crooked House
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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.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780062006615 (0062006614)
ASIN: B005CL8CN4
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
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Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf rated it
5.0 Final Thoughts: Crooked House
I can see why this was one of Christie's own favorite novels; it is, in the end, as much about writing a mystery as it is about the mystery itself. It's also one of the few of her novels where I've had a suspicion about the murderer's identity before it was revealed (I'm normally easy to fool, ha...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
"I was to wonder afterwards that I could've been so blind. The truth had stuck out so clearly all along..."
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 Crooked House
According to the introduction, this is Christie’s favorite novel she ever wrote. When an author says that, you know the book is either going to suck or blow your socks off. Luckily for me, this book did the latter. I think I might love it as much as And Then There Were None. It will be interesting t...
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 ...
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