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“The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

There were eleven short stories written by Agatha Christie. The Witness for the Prosecution was the first story in her book. In addition to this story, I liked Wireless and Mr Eastwood’s Adventure very much for the unexpected twists at … Continue reading

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“Dead Man’s Folly” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1956. A very rich man, Sir George Stubbs and his wife Lady Hattie Stubbs organised a fete for the village people to view their expensive house on a sprawling ground facing … Continue reading

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“Lord Edgware Dies” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1933. The killer devised an elaborate plan to throw Hercule Poirot off the scent of tracing the killer of Lord Edgware. Suspicion was first levelled at his estranged wife because this … Continue reading

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“The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul” by Deborah Rodriguez – A Book Review

Afghanistan and its capital Kabul are so far away. I read about the wars waged in Afghanistan and occasionally suicide bombers blowing themselves up in crowded places killing many people. That is about how much I know of this country. … Continue reading

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“Three Act Tragedy” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1934. The story was structured as a Three Act Theatrical Play. Sir Charles Cartwright was a professional actor. He arranged thirteen people to a dinner at his home. Mr Babbington who … Continue reading

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“Murder in Mesopotamia” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1936. The setting for the story was in Iraq where an expedition of men and women were gathered together led by an American archaeologist Dr Leidner in some excavation work. The … Continue reading

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“Peril at End House” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1932. Miss Nick Buckley mentioned to Hercule Poirot that she must have a charmed life living in her own house called the End House. Three times Nick Buckley had accidental brushes … Continue reading

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