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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
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 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
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
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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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 -... More > 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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Set in 1919 London and various other outlying locales throughout Britain, young couple Tommy Beresford and Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley, out of work and money, form the "The Young... More > Adventurers, Ltd." planning to hiring themselves out as "adventurers … willing to do anything, go anywhere … no unreasonable offer refused." Being overheard by Mr. Whittington, Tuppence is offered a comfortable position, only to be rejected after she gives her name as "Jane Finn", a name Tommy overheard when he and Tuppence earlier entered Lyons for tea and a bite and were walking to their table ("funny scraps one does overhear"). Lyons was the same restaurant at which Whittington overheard Tommy and Tuppence's plan for their new "joint venture." Whittington becomes suspicious of Tuppence, believing her to be blackmailing him.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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Set in 1919 London and various other outlying locales throughout Britain, young couple Tommy Beresford and Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley, out of work and money, form the "The Young... More > Adventurers, Ltd." planning to hiring themselves out as "adventurers … willing to do anything, go anywhere … no unreasonable offer refused." Being overheard by Mr. Whittington, Tuppence is offered a comfortable position, only to be rejected after she gives her name as "Jane Finn", a name Tommy overheard when he and Tuppence earlier entered Lyons for tea and a bite and were walking to their table ("funny scraps one does overhear"). Lyons was the same restaurant at which Whittington overheard Tommy and Tuppence's plan for their new "joint venture." Whittington becomes suspicious of Tuppence, believing her to be blackmailing him.< Less
The Secret Adversary By Agatha Christie
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"TOMMY, old thing!" "Tuppence, old bean!" The two young people greeted each other affectionately, and momentarily blocked the Dover Street Tube exit in doing so. The... More > adjective "old" was misleading. Their united ages would certainly not have totalled forty-five. "Not seen you for simply centuries," continued the young man. "Where are you off to? Come and chew a bun with me. We're getting a bit unpopular here—blocking the gangway as it were. Let's get out of it." The girl assenting, they started walking down Dover Street towards Piccadilly. "Now then," said Tommy, "where shall we go?" The very faint anxiety which underlay his tone did not escape the astute ears of Miss Prudence Cowley, known to her intimate friends for some mysterious reason as "Tuppence." She pounced at once. "Tommy, you're stony!" "Not a bit of it," declared Tommy unconvincingly. "Rolling in cash."< Less