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Sing a Song of Sixpence

Advantages: Classic vintage crime.
Disadvantages: Rather old-fashioned.

...As may be expected by any reader familar with Agatha Christie's novels, this vintage mystery rattles along in formidable style. Businessman Rex Fortescue was sipping a quite cup of tea in his office when he collapses in pain, claiming he has been poison ...

aspebbles 28.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of A Pocket Full of Rye: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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Tick tock your time's up!

Advantages: It's an Agatha Christie story, well read by Hugh Fraser
Disadvantages: It's not her best, too long

...Sheila Webb, a typist, is asked to present herself at 19 Wilbraham Crescent for a typing job. When she arrives, she lets herself into the house as requested, only to find a dead body in the room she is told to wait in. Shortly afterwards, the lady of the ...

sunmeilan 14.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Clocks - Agatha Christie

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Approximately 2 minutes later she was dead...

Advantages: Poirot!, good plot, complex
Disadvantages: not one of the best

Agatha Christie is the undisputed "Queen of Crime", having written 76 detective novels and books of stories. Her most well-known fictional detective has to be Hercule Poirot, the Belgian detective with the egg-shaped head and the penchant for method a ...

Nikki1979 28.03.2002 · Read full review
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An excellent read!

Advantages: Excellent read
Disadvantages: -

...Mysteriously, someone claiming to be Miss Pebmarsh phones up the Secretarial Agency where Sheila Webb works in & asks for her specifically. She is called to 19 Wilbraham Crescent only to find someone dead behind the sofa. She doesn't recognise him and Mis ...

aleksengland 04.03.2006 · Read full review
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Stone circles and scars

Advantages: Good production values, good acting and some interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Very difficult to engage with either the characters or the overall story

The Private Patient Plot: In the 17th century an ancient stone circle provides the venue for the burning of a witch. 350 years later and the neighbouring area will bear witness to another violent killing. Controversial journalist Rhoda Gradwyn decides ...

BlackSwan 05.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Private Patient - P.D. James

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