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Magpie Murders: A Novel - Anthony Horowitz
Magpie Murders: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780062645227 (0062645226)
ASIN: 0062645226
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
This murder mystery novel containing another full murder mystery novel within it does justice to the classic Agatha Christie tradition to which it pays homage. It starts with an editor reading the manuscript of a novel, Magpie Murders, starring Poirot-inspired detective Atticus Pünd. This book-withi...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 So clever
I love magpies. They are so neat. Just had to say that. This is a very, very clever book. What is more important it isn't impressed by its own cleverness. It's the reason I'm not that big of an Ian McEwan fan. He is never unaware of his own talent and ability and never lets you forget that. ...
XOX rated it
4.5 A book within a book
The way it is set up is pretty clever. There is a crime writer who had sent his latest manuscript to the editor. The editor is reading it with the reader. On the 60% of the book, it stopped. The final chapters are missing. So the editor in the book starts to find out the chapters. In the me...
Uniquely Portable Magic
Uniquely Portable Magic rated it
4.0 Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
This book reminds me very much of the 1939 Winston Churchill quote: “It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma…”. Although Churchill was speaking of Russia at the time, this particular section of the quote is such an appropriate description of Anthony Horowitz’s book Magpie Murders tha...
Lillelara rated it
1.5 Magpie Murder
Honestly, this novel is a mess of a book. Editor Samantha Ryeland reads a book by her most famous client, mystery writer Alan Convay. The first part of this novel consists of the mystery novel, which Alan Convay has written. But the last part of this fictitious mystery novel is missing and at this...
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