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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 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 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
And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie
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Ten people are enticed into coming to an island under different pretexts, e.g. offers of employment or to enjoy a late summer holiday, or to meet with old friends. All have been complicit in the... More > death(s) of other human beings but either escaped justice or committed an act that was not subject to legal sanction. The guests are charged with their respective "crimes" by a gramophone recording after dinner the first night and informed that they have been brought to the island to pay for their actions.< Less
The Mysterious Affair At Styles By Agatha Christie
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Late one night, the residents of Styles wake to find Emily Inglethorp dying of what proves to be strychnine poisoning. Hastings, a houseguest, enlists the help of his friend Hercule Poirot, who is... More > staying in the nearby village, Styles St Mary. Poirot pieces together events surrounding the murder. On the day she was killed, Mrs Inglethorp was overheard arguing with someone, most likely either her husband, Alfred, or her stepson, John. Afterwards, she seemed quite distressed and, apparently, made a new will — which no one can find. She ate little at dinner and retired early to her room with her document case. The case was later forced open by someone and a document removed. Alfred Inglethorp left Styles earlier in the evening and stayed overnight in the nearby village, so was not present when the poisoning occurred. No one knows exactly when or how the strychnine was administered to Mrs Inglethorp... Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles By Agatha Christie
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Late one night, the residents of Styles wake to find Emily Inglethorp dying of what proves to be strychnine poisoning. Hastings, a houseguest, enlists the help of his friend Hercule Poirot, who is... More > staying in the nearby village, Styles St Mary. Poirot pieces together events surrounding the murder. On the day she was killed, Mrs Inglethorp was overheard arguing with someone, most likely either her husband, Alfred, or her stepson, John. Afterwards, she seemed quite distressed and, apparently, made a new will — which no one can find. She ate little at dinner and retired early to her room with her document case. The case was later forced open by someone and a document removed. Alfred Inglethorp left Styles earlier in the evening and stayed overnight in the nearby village, so was not present when the poisoning occurred. No one knows exactly when or how the strychnine was administered to Mrs Inglethorp... Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Esprios Classics) 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 and in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head (John Lane's UK Company) on 21 January 1921. It was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Arthur Hastings. The true first publication of the novel was as a weekly serial in the The Times. This first mystery novel by Agatha Christie was well received by reviewers.< Less