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A Look At My Week

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by. I treated myself to a whole week of mysteries. Four of them, actually. I do love a good mystery, and all four were good. However, a couple were really good. I’ll tell you about … Continue reading

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The Last Couple of Weeks . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by. We are back from our fun trip to Portland for our eldest grandchild’s high school graduation. We had such a great time celebrating Q’s success. We’re so proud of this young woman. In the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Book Review: A Murder in Retrospect or The Five Little Pigs

. Author: Agatha Christie Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Companuy, 1942 The Five Little Pigs was first published with the title of Murder In Retrospect. This title is, in my opinion, a better description of the story. A young woman, Carla, … Continue reading

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