Category Archives: Agatha Christie Challenge

Book Review: Closed Casket

As you know, I’ve been an Agatha Christie fan since my teen years. I’ve read them all at least once and am now rereading them in publication order. When I saw that Agatha Christie’s family had okayed a new set … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, Book Tour | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced

As many of you know I am in the middle of this project to read all of Agatha Christie’s novels in publication order. Finally I have reached the books she wrote in the 1950s. I don’t know what it is … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, B+ | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Two Good Agatha Christie Books

TAKEN AT THE FLOOD (1948) The entire extended family of Gordon Cloade has been dependent on him for all their extra funds. He has actually encouraged that practice as he has enjoyed managing all the family money. It’s a good arrangement … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Two More Agatha Christie Novels: Sparkling Cyanide and The Hollow

Back-to-back readings of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries is something I’ve been doing since my teen years. Yes, my parents were concerned about my obsession with murder, but I was normal in every other way, so they left me alone. This … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, B+ | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Agatha Christie: Towards Zero

Published by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1944 (Original dust jacket, thanks to Wikipedia) Towards Zero is one of the lesser known novels among Agatha Christie’s enormous repertoire. It’s also one I’ve never read before. You won’t find one of … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, B+ | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Agatha Christie: The Moving Finger

In the small village of Lymstock someone is writing very nasty poisoned pen letters. Nearly everyone has received one. As you can imagine, the whole village is gossiping about it. The person who gets the letter says there is no … Continue reading

Posted in A, Agatha Christie Challenge, Mysteries | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Agatha Christie: N or M?

Publisher: Dodd Mead, 1941 As many of you know, I’m reading Agatha Christie’s novels from beginning to end. I’ve finally reached the books she published in the 1940s. To my surprise, N or M? features Tommy and Tuppence, a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, B Books | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1941 Evil Under the Sun is one of Agatha Christie’s A-class novels. In my opinion. Its up there with The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, And Then There Were None, Murder On the Orient Express and … Continue reading

Posted in A+ Books, Agatha Christie Challenge | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Agatha Christie: One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941 Hercule Poirot had an appointment with his dentist. It seems to be a fairly normal busy day for the dentist, Dr. Morley. Poirot sees several people come and go while he is there. As it … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie Challenge, Audiobooks, B Books | Tagged , | 2 Comments