Partners in Crime (Tommy and Tuppence #2)
The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room... show more
The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are Partners in Crime—or rather partners in crime solving—and must demonstrate their deductive skills in a wide range of confounding cases after agreeing to take over Blunt’s International Detective Agency.
Publish date: April 17th 2012
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Tommy and Tuppence (#2)
This is the second of the Tommy & Tuppence Beresford books - some time has passed since the events of The Secret Adversary, and they are now quite the staid married folks. Or not. Partners in Crime is a series of linked short stories - the British government has need of the Beresfords again, to ta...
This is a cute collection of short stories tied loosely together by an spy arc. They also all feature Tommy and Tuppence solving their mysteries by employing the methods of various fictional detectives, including Christie's own Hercule Poirot. I enjoy Tommy and Tuppence as a couple and detectives,...
More of a series of short stories than a novel, so it was a bit uneven. Some of the mysteries were quite clever, however. I find Tommy and Tuppence really fun as partners and characters, although they're not quite as adorable here as they were in the first book. There's an awful lot of detective...
Meh. More of a series of interconnected short stories than a novel. Kind of disappointing after The Secret Adversary.
I read this volume of short stories after seeing the Mystery! adaptation in the 80s. I thought Francesca Annis was fabulous (still do), and just fell in love with Tommy and Tuppence. They were bold, adventurous and fun. I wanted to be British and live in the 20s and be one of Blunt's Brilliant Detec...