N or M?
It is World War II, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces an even more sinister threat from "the enemy within"—Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their... show more
It is World War II, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces an even more sinister threat from "the enemy within"—Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their mission: to seek out a man and a woman from among the colorful guests at Sans Souci, a seaside hotel. But this assignment is no stroll along the promenade—N and M have just murdered Britain's finest agent and no one at all can be trusted. . . .
Publish date: April 17th 2012
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
The final words of the dying man...the code names of Hitler's most dangerous agents...the mysterious clue that sends Tommy and Tuppence to a seaside resort on a mission of wartime intelligence. But not as husband and wife. As strangers, meeting by chance, setting an elaborate trap for an elusive kil...
The next installment in my quest to re-visit Dame Agatha's works: N or M? follows the adventures of Tommy and Tuppence during the War. Tommy and Tuppence Beresford - both getting on a bit - are both refused a chance to contribute to the war effort. Tommy is turned down from working for the secret...
Tommy and Tuppence are recurring characters like Poirot and Miss Marple. This married couple are searching for something profitable to do for their country as Hitler is conquering Europe. They are finally given the task to find members of the Fifth Column. These were Englishmen in government and the...
I listened to about 3/4 of the book and then read the rest. I may have read this book previously because I was reading it, I kept thinking I've read this before, then maybe not, then back to yes I have. Anyway, it's a fun read - love Tommy and Tuppence. Tony threw me for a loop with all of his marve...
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are two of my favorite characters created by Agatha Christie. Compared to Poirot or Miss Marple, they are somehow more relatable, maybe because they are a married couple with children and so deal with more day-to-day realities of life. And they are hugely entertaining!...