The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie: A Reader's Guide (Hardback)James Zemboy (author)
Hardback 420 Pages / Published: 30/09/2008
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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.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 420
Weight: 925 g
Dimensions: 260 x 181 x 30 mm
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