A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a woman on the verge of suicide. 'In Celia we have more nearly than anywhere else a portrait of Agatha.' Max Mallowan Bereft of the three people she has held most dear - her mother, her husband... show more
A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a woman on the verge of suicide. 'In Celia we have more nearly than anywhere else a portrait of Agatha.' Max Mallowan Bereft of the three people she has held most dear - her mother, her husband and her daughter - Celia is on the verge of suicide. Then one night on an exotic island she meets Larraby, a successful portrait painter, and through a long night of talk reveals how she is afraid to commit herself to a second chance of happiness with another person, yet is not brave enough to face life alone. Can Larraby help Celia come to terms with the past or will they part, her outcome still uncertain?
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#25)
Book: Five Little Pigs Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Fiction/Mystery Summary: Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, but just like the nursery rhyme, there were five other "little pigs" who could have done it: Philip Blake (the stockbroker), who went to market; Mered...
This is a fantastic book. I love the way it was set up with first the introduction, then Poirot's interviews with the principles involved, then reading the written recollections of the five witnesses, and then finally the conclusions and the unveiling of the guilty party. In the end, I had sort ...
- Nous allons seulement, expliqua-t-il, discuter des faits qui se sont passés il y a très longtemps. Les discuter et, peut-être, préciser leur sens. Quant aux esprits, ils ne se matérialiseront pas, mais qui oserait dire qu'ils ne sont pas ici, bien que nous ne puissions les voir?
Kurzbeschreibung des Buches.Carla Lemarchant eines Tages besucht Hercule Poirot, um mit ihm über ein Ereignis, das vor sechszehn Jahre vorgekommen hatte, zu erzählen. Ihre Mutter wurde damals wegen der Ermordung ihres Mannes durch Vergiftung verhaftet. Das Gericht bewies ihre Schuld. Aber Carla, die...
This little piggy went to market,This little piggy stayed home,This little piggy had roast beef,This little piggy had none,And this little piggy cried wee wee wee all the way home.English nursery rhyme
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