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The mysterious affair at styles By Agatha Christie
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of the First World War, in 1916, and first published by John Lane in the United States in October... More > 1920. Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Arthur Hastings. Poirot, a Belgian refugee of the Great War, is settling in England near the home of Emily Inglethorp, who helped him to his new life. His friend Hastings arrives as a guest at her home. When the woman is killed, Poirot uses his detective skills to solve the mystery. This is also the setting of Curtain, Poirot's last case.< Less
The Mysterious Affair By Agatha Christie
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This work was published before 1923 and is in the public domain in the USA only. In her first published mystery, Agatha Christie introduces readers to the heroic detective, Hercule Poirot. This is a... More > classic murder mystery set in the outskirts of Essex. The victim is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court. The list of suspects is long and includes her gold-digging new spouse and stepsons, her doctor, and her hired companion.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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In her debut novels The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Secret Adversary, Agatha Christie introduced the world to Tommy and Tuppence and Hercule Poirot. These two books changed detective fiction... More > forever and revolutionized the mystery genre.< Less
Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The girl in the photograph has been missing for five years. Neither her body nor the secret documents she was carrying have ever been found. Now, post-war Englands economic recovery depends on... More > finding her and getting the papers back.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary, the second mystery novel written by Agatha Christie, is a great work of detective fiction. It is the first story starring Tommy and Tuppence that Christie featured in three of... More > her novels and few short stories. The story takes place shortly after the First World War in 1919 after Tommy and Tuppence decide to work as "Young Adventurers". Their first job was to find Jane Finn after she disappeared 4 years ago after the ship she was boarding sank. She might have secret documents that will affect the British government. Soon, they find themselves drawn into few sticky situations, intelligence agents and danger. Will they manage to come out on top? Grab your cup of coffee and figure out yourself.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles By Agatha Christie
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Christie's first novel, in which she introduces Hercule Poirot, the Belgian detective, who must solve the mystery of the murder of his host, Emily Cavendish.
The Mysterious Affair At Styles By Agatha Christie
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Product Description: Like this detecting duo, the plot of The Mysterious Affair at Styles draws on the tradition of detective fiction but bears Christie’s individual stamp. There is the murder... More > in the locked room, a device popularized by John Dickson Carr. The wrong man is arrested and tried for the crime. Abiding by the rules of mysteries, Christie sets before the reader all the clues that Poirot discovers, often going so far as to number them. About The Author: Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), commonly known as Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. She also wrote romance novels under the name Mary Westmacott, but is best remembered for her 80 detective novels and her successful West End theatre plays. Her works, particularly featuring detectives Hercule Poirot or Miss Jane Marple, have given her the title the 'Queen of Crime' and made her one of the most important and innovative writers in the development of the genre.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head in January 1922 and in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company... More > later in that same year. The book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who feature in three other Christie books and one collection of short stories written throughout her writing career. Reunited in 1919 London, demobilised soldier Tommy Beresford and nurse Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley, out of work and money, form the "The Young Adventurers, Ltd." planning to hiring themselves out as "adventurers … willing to do anything, go anywhere … no unreasonable offer refused." They are overheard by a Mr. Whittington who offers Tuppence a comfortable position, but he is shocked when she randomly gives her name as "Jane Finn", a name Tommy in turn had overheard him use and mentioned during the same conversation.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles By Agatha Christie
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In her first published mystery, Agatha Christie introduces readers to the heroic detective, Hercule Poirot. This is a classic murder mystery set in the outskirts of Essex. The victim is the wealthy... More > mistress of Styles Court. The list of suspects is long and includes her gold-digging new spouse and stepsons, her doctor, and her hired companion.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary is a detective story based on the characters of Tommy Beresford and Prudence “Tuppence” Cowley, who form a company called The Young Adventurers Limited, and offer... More > their services for any adventure, however dangerous.< Less

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