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A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

Three Agathas in a row!  Who said it couldn’t be done?  I had been waiting for my new trade paperback copy to arrive—even tho I had started reading it in my old yellowed pulp copy . . .

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At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

To keep myself from reading A Murder Is Announced before my nice new copy arrived, I caved in and selected a different “agatha”.  I chose

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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Sometimes you just need a book that provides a comfortable escape.  I have read almost all of Agatha Christie’s mysteries and I’d guess this particular one about four times. By now I know the plot . . . 

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Book Review: The Clocks by Agatha Christie

Again?  This woman is reading Agatha Christie again? Yep–I am–that is, I did.  The Clocks is a happy little . . .

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Book Review: The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

Oh, all right, I took a little holiday from reading the real stuff.  Finished Middlemarch, as you know, and am reading The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain—–and have Teddy Roosevelt at my throat . . .

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London: The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

Imagine a cozy getaway, a small inn in the English countryside. Imagine that you are right there in the cozy, chintz-covered living room—in the only setting the play will have throughout.  Imagine that news of a grisly murder is announced … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie

This was the fourth book Agatha Christie wrote–finished in 1924. Hercule Poirot had been in two of them, and Tommy and Tuppence in the other. This story didn’t have any of them, but instead followed the adventures of young Anne … Continue reading

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

First, the big news! I found the puzzle piece! It was under a doily that was under a lamp on the puzzle table! Second, it’s snowing! Yea! It’s snowing in the front yard–see photo above, and it’s snowing in the … Continue reading

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September Literary Birthdays

It’s time to go back to school!  I always feel a little nostalgic as September rolls along.  I miss going in to school, as a teacher, and getting bulletin boards ready for a new year.  One year I filled the classroom … Continue reading

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