Category Archives: Authors-Christie Agatha

The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie: A Review

While I’ve read and enjoyed many other of the Golden Age detective story writers, I’ve always had a problem with Agatha Christie. Not a huge problem, just that I don’t find myself drawn to her books with anywhere near the delight … Continue reading

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The Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie: A Review, with a Few Additional Thoughts on the 2015 Television Adaptations

Agatha Christie’s second published novel is a bit odd if you come to it having never read anything but Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot stories. There’s a very good reason for that, however: it is a youthful book. For those … Continue reading

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“N or M?” by Agatha Christie: A Review (with a few thoughts on the 2015 television adaptation)

The return of Tommy and Tuppence Beresford during the chaos and uncertainty of the early days of the Second World War made perfect sense for Christie: bringing back the carefree adventurers who had tackled a post-Great War problem in The … Continue reading

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