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The Secret of Chimneys - Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser
The Secret of Chimneys
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3.50 5
Format: audiobook
ASIN: B008GZWAIQ
Publisher: HarperAudio
Minutes: 468
Edition language: English
Series: Superintendent Battle (#1)
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Culture Change: "The Secret of Chimneys” by Agatha Christie
(Original Review, 1981-01-10)By the time she died, few people probably remembered the casual Antisemitism of Agatha Christie's early books (try “The Secret of Chimneys”); the prejudice had ceased to be fashionable, and she'd stopped expressing it. Chesterton's antisemitism was deeper, and maybe he'd...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
4.0 The Secret of Chimneys
This is one of Christie’s earlier works, first published in 1925. It’s got pretty much everything: blackmail, a missing diamond, political intrigue, master criminals, secret passages, murder, kidnapping—everything. The plot is convoluted, ridiculous, and some threads are left dangling. It’s also utt...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 The Secret of Chimneys
I really enjoyed reading The Secret of Chimneys, eventhough the plot is incredibly convoluted and the racism, expecially in the beginning of the book, is staggering. There are political intrigues, killed monarchs, a mysterious manuscript, a jewel thief mastermind, international affairs and the big c...
Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it
4.0 The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie
You’ve already had the chance to read Obsidian’s thoughts on this Agatha Christie mystery. As she was reading, it was pretty clear to me that she wasn’t loving it, which caused me to try to reach back into my past to the first time I read this book. Because this is one of my favorite Agatha Christ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Glad to be Done
I can honestly say that I will probably never re-read this book in the future. It was honestly a trial to get through. The first 50 or so pages made no sense and then things get a bit smoother when Superintendent Battle arrives on the scene. But honestly, he is not even needed in this story since on...
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