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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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“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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“Elephants Can Remember” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1972. Elephants can Remember was the second last book in the Hercule Poirot series written by Agatha Christie in her later years. Some ten – twelve years ago, the father and … Continue reading

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“Mrs McGinty’s Dead” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery first published in 1952. Mrs McGinty went to homes to help clean the houses in a small village of Broadhinny. She was hacked to death on her head and a suspect James Bentley was … Continue reading

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“The Moving Finger” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Miss Marple Mystery first published in 1943. The story was set in Lymstock, a quiet country place for the narrator Jerry Burton to recuperate after an airplane accident. It might appear a nice town where everyone knew … Continue reading

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