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Mr Parker Pyne Detective

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : UOM:39015000682040
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, English
File Size : 82.12 MB
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Category: Detective and mystery stories, English

Mr Parker Pyne Detective

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : OCLC:123251178
Genre : Popular literature
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Category: Popular literature

Parker Pyne Investigates

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : 9780007422661
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 22.80 MB
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A collection of short stories featuring the ‘heart specialist’, Parker Pyne.
Category: Fiction

The Complete Christie

Author : Matthew Bunson
ISBN : 9780671028312
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 32.80 MB
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Offers biographical details about the mystery writer's life, A-to-Z plot summaries of her novels, character listings, and film and television listings.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Bedside Bathtub Armchair Companion To Agatha Christie

Author : Dick Riley
ISBN : 0826413757
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 62.44 MB
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Over 400,000 copies sold! If you are a mystery buff, an Agatha Christie fan, an occasional Christie reader or an acquaintance of any of the above, this book is for you and all your fortunate friends The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie, on the 25th anniversary of Agatha Christie's death, continues as a grand salute to the queen of mysteries. It is filled with wonderful and surprising things about her books, her characters, the movies and plays based on them, and Dame Agatha herself. Original contributions by some sixty writers celebrate the Christie touch. Take your pick among thse intriguing features and speculations: -Surviving an English country weekend - if you had the advice of Hercule Poirot - A guide to the Christie poisions, as well as the cruder methods of genteel mayhem - The "other" Agatha Christie who wrote romantic novels - A murder victim's (!) first-person account of a Christie Mystery Weekend - The Hercule Poirot Double-Crostic and other puzzles That's a taste. There's much more - and witty plot summaries of all Christie's novels, plays, and many of her short stories. (But no endings, of course!) This treasury is more than entertainment - it is also a personal reference work for Christie fans. And there are scores of movie posters, film stills, illustrations and a Christie mystery map, too.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Detective Novels Of Agatha Christie

Author : James Zemboy
ISBN : 9780786451685
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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.
Category: Literary Criticism

Women Authors Of Detective Series

Author : Moira Davison Reynolds
ISBN : 9780786409822
Genre : Literary Criticism
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While the roots of the detective novel go back to the 19th century, the genre reached its height around 1925 to 1945. This work presents information on 21 British and American women who wrote during the 20th century. As a group they were largely responsible for the great popularity of the detective novel in the first half of the century. The British authors are Dora Turnbull (Patricia Wentworth), Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Elizabeth Mackintosh (Josephine Tey), Ngaio Marsh, Gladys Mitchell, Margery Allingham, Edith Pargeter (Ellis Peters), Phyllis Dorothy James White (P.D. James), Gwendoline Butler (Jennie Melville), and Ruth Rendell, and the Americans are Patricia Highsmith, Carolyn G. Heilbrun (Amanda Cross), Edna Buchanan, Kate Gallison, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Patricia Cornwell, Carol Higgins Clark, and Megan Mallory Rust. A flavor of each author's work is provided.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Case Of The Middle Aged Wife

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : 9780062212580
Genre : Fiction
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Maria Packington suspects her husband of having an affair. In an attempt to revitalise her marriage, she responds to an ad from Mr. Parker Pyne – who promises to provide solutions to unhappiness. Maria's life soon undergoes a rapid transformation…
Category: Fiction

The Complete Parker Pyne

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : 0007171161
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, English
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A brand new omnibus that features the complete adventures of Agatha Christie's loveable 'heart specialist' Mr Parker Pyne. 'Are you happy? If not, consult Mr Parker Pyne, 17 Richmond Street. ' The above advert has appeared on countless occasions in the the personal column of The Times, courtesy of the hero of Agatha Christie's numerous, romantically-inclined mysteries. Plump and bald, Christopher Pyne (although he is always referred to as J Parker Pyne) is a retired civil servant. Having worked as a government employee for 35 years, during which time he tirelessly compiled statistics, Pyne decides to set himself up as a 'heart specialist'. Renting a London office and hiring the ferociously efficient Miss Felicity Lemon (who would go on to work for Mr Hercule Poirot ), Pyne sets about solving marital and romantic problems with the help of some extraordinary role-playing... For the first time, this volume sees all of Parker Pyne's adventures, both at home and abroad, bound together in the stunning new Christie livery.
Category: Detective and mystery stories, English