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The Man in the Brown Suit - Agatha Christie
The Man in the Brown Suit
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A young woman investigates an accidental death at a London tube station, and finds herself of a ship bound for South Africa…Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her – and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is... show more
A young woman investigates an accidental death at a London tube station, and finds herself of a ship bound for South Africa…Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her – and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is present on the platform when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance and is electocuted on the rails.The Scotland Yard verdict is accidental death. But Anne is not satisfied.After all, who was the man in the brown suit who examined the body? And why did he race off, leaving a cryptic message behind: ‘17-122 Kilmorden Castle’?
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0046H95P4
Edition language: English
Category:
Classics, Mystery
Series: Colonel Race (#1)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 The Man in the Brown Suit-24 Tasks
Ugh. I don't have much more to say than this. I realized that I don't like the Race books as much as the Superintendent Battle books. The book opens on Anne Beddingfeld who recounts how her scattered father ended up dying. She decides that she is going to go to London to live with her family's so...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 Early Christie cross-over
The Man in the Brown Suit is a very early Christie, published in 1924 on the heels of the second Poirot mystery, Murder on the Links, and right before the first Superintendent Battle mystery, The Secret of Chimneys. In this one, she introduces the enigmatic Colonel Race, who subsequently appears in ...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
5.0 The Man in the Brown Suit
Anne Beddingfield longs for adventures and she gets her fair share of it when an oddly smelling man gets electrocuted on the rails of the subway. In Anne´s eyes a man in a brown suit behaves oddly around the body and in pursuit of said man, Anne has to go beyond the borders of England to solve the m...
Malin
Malin rated it
5.0 #CBR7 Book 114: The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie
Anne Beddingfeld's father is a famous archaeologist and anthropologist. He dies, leaving Anne mostly penniless, but hungry for adventure. She kindly rejects the proposal of the village doctor and accepts her father's solicitor's invitation to stay with him and his wife for a time in London. Shortly ...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
3.0 The Man in the Brown Suit
I was a little disappointed that this is a whole separate story from Symphony, with only a brief reference in the first chapter to the events that took place in the first volume of the series. I was hoping it would be a more legitimate series, with the same core characters appearing in all the novel...
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