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Poirot and Me (2013) by David Suchet

This is another book that I borrowed off my sister quite a long time ago (whoops!) In what may seem like a scandalous confession, my first impressions of Christie and Poirot came from the series which Suchet starred in. It … Continue reading

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The Agatha Christie Miscellany (2013) by Cathy Cook

I have a bit of a confession to make. I’ve not read a crime related book either fiction or non-fiction in nearly a week. I know positively criminal, but various factors prevented me from settling down to anything, so to … Continue reading

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Death in the Clouds (1935) by Agatha Christie

Another Christie re-read today on the blog. As the title suggests the book opens with a flight between Paris to Croydon. Our favourite Belgian sleuth is on board, which is a good thing, considering that by the time the plane … Continue reading

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Dumb Witness (1937) by Agatha Christie

Today finds me doing another re-read, though ironically because I had the ITV TV adaptation of the book stuck in my head, the ending turned out slightly differently than I was expecting. Not a bad thing. Always had a slight … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie on Screen (2016) by Mark Aldridge

This has been a book I have been dipping into over the past few months and for anyone who is interested in film and TV adaptations of Agatha Christie’s work then this is certainly the book to buy. It covers … Continue reading

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Little Grey Cells: The Quotable Poirot (2015)

I have often noticed these types of books, usually involving well known characters such as Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple, which collect snippets from the original works. In all fairness I have been a bit dubious of them, wondering what … Continue reading

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A Battle of Genres in Agatha Christie’s The Big Four (1927)

Source: Review Copy (Harper Collins) I have been thinking of re-reading this book for a while and the recent reprint of it by Harper Collins gave me the nudge I needed. Back when I first read this book I remember … Continue reading

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The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (1960) by Agatha Christie

I gave this short story a reread for a couple of reasons, one of which is certainly not hard to fathom; its’ the Yuletide setting after all. And the other reason will not be too difficult to guess either if … Continue reading

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Taken at the Flood (1948) by Agatha Christie

This was a slightly unusual re-read for me, in that in picking up this book again I couldn’t remember anything about it – bit like reading a genuinely new Christie novel. My book specific amnesia came to my attention earlier … Continue reading

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Five Little Pigs (1942) by Agatha Christie

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Art Equipment Five Little Pigs (1942) is one of my all-time favourite Christie novels, involving a retrospective case of murder. I love how character personalities are paramount and the way Poirot builds up the solution … Continue reading

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