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The Mysterious Affair At Styles - Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Affair At Styles
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Christie s first published novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is notable for introducing many of the character types, plot twists, and red herrings that would become commonplace during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Set in a remote country manor with a small handful of suspects, The... show more
Christie s first published novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is notable for introducing many of the character types, plot twists, and red herrings that would become commonplace during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Set in a remote country manor with a small handful of suspects, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is the quintessential detective story and remains one of the most significant literary works in the mystery genre.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781619493728 (1619493721)
ASIN: 1619493721
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 218
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 Twisty
Not as good as the ones I've been reading lately. Some misdirections are too forceful. But it was a fast read that gave me a couple of smiles and it's the beginning.
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 The Beginning of our Egg Shaped Detective
I read this for "Country House Mystery" square. "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" by Agatha Christie deals with the murder of the wealthy Mrs. Emily Inglethorp at her country home, Styles. This book brings together for the first time, Hercule Poirot, Arthur Hastings, and Inspector Japp. This...
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3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles Review
When a wealthy heiress is murdered, Poirot steps out of retirement to find the killer. As the master detective makes his way through the list of suspects, he finds the solution in an elaborately planned scheme almost impossible to believe. Agatha Christie's works will always hold a special place i...
Familiar Diversions
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3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles (audiobook) by Agatha Christie, narrated by Hugh Fraser
This is the first Hercule Poirot mystery. I finished listening to it a few weeks ago and should have reviewed it sooner. I'll do the best I can.This is set during World War I. Hastings is a wounded soldier visiting a friend in Styles. He thinks he'd make a good detective, and he gets an opportunity ...
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3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles
The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Christies first published book and is most notable for one thing: it is the first of the Poirot books and explains the background between the famous friendship between the Belgian detective and Captain Hasting. Hastings is on medical leave in Essex during the Fi...
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