A Little Crooked House: Agatha Christie’s Twisted Tale
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A Little Crooked House: Agatha Christie’s Twisted Tale

Crooked House by Agatha Christie is one of her standalone novels. You will not find her well-established sleuths (Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Tommy and Tuppence, and Superintendent Battle, etc.) in this novel. The book was one of Christie’s favourite books and she thoroughly enjoyed writing it. In the foreword of this book, Agatha Christie writes, “This … Continue reading

‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’
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‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’

The first Poirot book that I am going to review today is Evil Under The Sun. As the title of the book suggests, the book highlights different dimensions of evil. According to Christie, this so-called evil can be found almost everywhere. Its disturbing presence can even be found at those places where it ought not … Continue reading

Why should you read ‘Dumb Witness’ by Agatha Christie?
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Why should you read ‘Dumb Witness’ by Agatha Christie?

Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie is another murder mystery featuring our beloved Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. The book was later on also published as Poirot Loses A Client. The book is a classic Poirot mystery and you find almost all the elements you generally see in Poirot books. There is a close door murder mystery … Continue reading

‘The Labours of Hercules’ by Agatha Christie
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‘The Labours of Hercules’ by Agatha Christie

The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie is a collection of 12 short stories. You can also term these short stories as 12 mini-mysteries. These mini-mysteries feature Hercule Poirot (the Belgian detective). As the title of the book suggests, these stories relate to the mythological stories of powerful demi-god – Hercules. However, the connection is … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating*** ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie is a typical murder mystery set in the English countryside. The book has all the components that you generally find in Christie’s mysteries. You will find an intriguing murder with a number of suspects. There are twists and turns. There is your favorite Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Body in the Library’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘The Body in the Library’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating**** One of the finest works of Agatha Christie, ‘Body in the Library’ holds your attention from the first chapter itself. For me, this chapter can be easily termed as one of the best opening chapters by the queen of mystery. The chapter not only impresses you with the brilliantly crafted lines, but also … Continue reading

Captain Arthur Hastings Vs Dr. John H. Watson: Similarities and Differences
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Captain Arthur Hastings Vs Dr. John H. Watson: Similarities and Differences

Agatha Christie, who was greatly influenced by the works of Sir Arthur Conon Doyle, introduced one character called ‘Captain Arthur Hastings’ in her works in accordance with the model of Sherlock Holmes’s close associate Dr. John H. Watson. She even named this character as ‘Arthur’ after the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Christie depicted Hastings … Continue reading