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The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie : A Reader's Guide
by James Zemboy




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The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie s 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel s geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story. A concise plot summary and comprehensive character listing follow, and each novel is discussed within Christie s overall body of work, with an emphasis on the development of themes, narrative technique, and characters over the course of her prolific career. An appendix translates Poirot s French and defines the British idiomatic words and phrases that give Christie s novels so much of their flavor."

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Overview

The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie s 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel s geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story. A concise plot summary and comprehensive character listing follow, and each novel is discussed within Christie s overall body of work, with an emphasis on the development of themes, narrative technique, and characters over the course of her prolific career. An appendix translates Poirot s French and defines the British idiomatic words and phrases that give Christie s novels so much of their flavor."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781476665955
  • ISBN-10: 1476665958
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 448
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.8 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds


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