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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 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 Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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The Secret Adversary is the second published detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in January 1922 in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head and in the United States by Dodd,... More > Mead and Company 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 novels and one collection of short stories; the five Tommy and Tuppence books span Agatha Christie's writing career. The Great War is over, and jobs are scarce. Tommy Beresford and Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley meet and agree to start their own business as The Young Adventurers. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_Adversary Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< 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.