First published in , this collection of Agatha Christie short stories features 12 ingenious tales involving mystery and adventure, from a stolen rajah’s emerald. The Listerdale Mystery (Agatha Christie Collection) [Agatha Christie] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A selection of mysteries, some. Editorial Reviews. Review. “They are, without exception, the work of an experienced and artful The Listerdale Mystery (Agatha Christie Collection) Kindle Edition. by.

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Some of the stories are more compelling than others, and the amount of danger and intrigue ranges greatly. Why – what an extraordinary thing! You have her here. She understood now her husband’s uncontrollable anger. I know I had fun – about the only fun I’ve ever had or am likely to have in my life. After breakfast, the package has returned to his room but, investigating its contents at last, George finds only a box with a wedding ring inside it. Alix was aware of a distinct desire to thr nothing about it.

Alix has some anxieties: He smiled at her reassuringly. D And what makes me the happiest is that I highly enjoyed this book!

You wouldn’t believe me if I did deny it. After her husband’s financial speculations went wrong, he died, and they were forced to vacate the house, which had been in their family for generations. He’d like me to have it – not a labour member, or a button manufacturer! It was five and twenty to nine.


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Alix drew a deep breath. During the Second World War, Christie worked in chrietie pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post-war crime novels.

Only two drawers eluded her – the lower drawer of the chest of drawers and the small right-hand drawer of the writing desk were both locked. To Barbara the house had brought great satisfaction. It was to be tonight On the way back from his office-clerk job that night, Edward reads the latest developments on agatua jewel robbery in the newspaper but it is another adjacent story, which catches teh attention.

After the call she chats to the gardener, George, and during the course of the conversation is told two strange things: In a few cases, I am happy to say that Christie’s usual art and flair shone through: I’m so glad – so glad.

Her clothes listerdalee been neat and suitable, without a hint of coquetry.

The Listerdale Mystery And Eleven Other Stories

The rent is of no importance to him. The Girl in the Red Dress. His suspicions grow further when the ginger-haired man returns to the hotel, also seemingly after a night’s walk. But there was nothing in it but a roll of newspaper clippings already dirty and discolored with age. George realises that Elizabeth is actually Lord Roland’s sister. On 8 December the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey.


That’s the house Lord Listerdale disappeared from. A half cry escaped her as she remembered something.

At this time of night? She was surprised because his days for work were Mondays and Fridays, and today was Wednesday.

Tell him her dream? The Times Literary Supplement of 5 July after introducing the title story, stated, “After a heavy meal of full-course detective stories these friandises melt sweetly — perhaps a shade too sweetly — on the tongue: Three stories of the stories in the collection, The Girl in the TrainJane in Search of a Job and The Manhood of Edward Robinson were adapted for by Thames Television in as part of their ten-part programme The Agatha Christie Houra series of one-off plays from short stories by the writer.