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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 (Dunda Books Classic) 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 UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6) and the US edition at $1.75. 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.< Less
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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
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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
Top 100 Books: Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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Agatha Christie is regarded as one of the best weavers of mystery and suspense stories. Her unique style of writing detective stories has brought her a highly distinct place in the field of English... More > Literature. Many of her novels have been made into films and translated into various languages. The suspense keeps on adding with every page you turn. The book “Secret Adversary” is one of the best stories ever written by Agatha Christie. It will keep you absorbed till the very last line.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie. Upon publication of the first book edition it was reviewed by The Times Literary Supplement in its edition of January 26, 1922... More > which described it as "a whirl of thrilling adventures". It stated that the characters of Tommy and Tuppence as "refreshingly original" and praised the fact that the "identity of the arch-criminal, the elusive "Mr Brown", is cleverly concealed to the very end". The New York Times Book Review was also impressed, stating, "It is safe to assert that unless the reader peers into the last chapter or so of the tale, he will not know who this secret adversary is until the author chooses to reveal him." "Miss Christie has a clever prattling style that shifts easily into amusing dialogue and so aids the pleasure of the reader as he tears along with Tommy and Tuppence on the trail of the mysterious Mr. Brown. Miss Christie manages to invest them with a new sense of individuality that renders them rather absorbing."< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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Hiring themselves out as “young adventurers willing to do anything” is a smart move for Tommy and Tuppence. All Tuppence has to do is take an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris and pose as... More > someone named Jane Finn. But with the job comes a threat to her life, and the disappearance of her mysterious employer. Now Tuppence’s newest job is playing detective—because if there’s a Jane Finn that really exists, she’s got a secret that’s putting both their lives in danger.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles By Agatha Christie
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A novel portraying planned murder, planting of clues, deception, self incrimination, acquittal and double jeopardy.
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie. The book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who feature in three other Christie novels and one collection of short... More > stories. Set in 1919, young couple Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley form a partnership, hiring themselves out as ''young adventurers''. Their first case, however, is more of an adventure than they expect - working to find documents that, if they were known to the general public, would fuel a communist revolution in Britain.< 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 UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6) and the US edition at $1.75.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.< Less