The Sittaford Mystery
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. The Sittaford Mystery is Dame Agatha at her most intriguing, as a séance in a snowbound house predicts a particularly grisly murder.
Publish date: March 17th 2009
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
It's weird for me to dislike Christie books, but this one did nothing for me. It was a struggle to finish. I think the main issue was that I just found the why behind who murdered an eccentric and misogynistic man (Captain Trevelyan) to be boring due to one of the main character we follow through mo...
Between this and The Secret of Chimneys, I’m starting to get the impression that Christie was on a crusade to single-handedly take down the “policemen in detective novels are stupid” trope. Once again, we have a murder mystery where the police are competent and on top of things and aren’t completely...
I didn't quite finish this one before falling asleep last night, so I grabbed it and finished it this morning. This is one of Christie's true standalones - one of those books containing none of her recurring characters. No Poirot or Marple, but also no Colonel Race, no Inspector Japp or Ariadne Ol...
Not cricket, Dame Agatha! The story was enjoyable enough, but it was unsolvable by a reader because Agatha Christie withheld information until the denouement. She usually plays more fairly, and her stories are usually more cleverly spun!
Książki Królowej Kryminału, choć przeczytałam dopiero dwie, polubiłam i nawet doszłam do wniosku, że autorka zdecydowanie stanie się jedną z moich ulubionych. Nie potrafiłam sobie wyobrazić wyjazdu bez książki pani Christie, bo kto uratowałby mnie w deszczowy dzień? Traf chciał, że akurat zobaczyłam...
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