Category Archives: Agatha Christie

Agatha, Agatha, Agatha

I know it was supposed to be the new releases today, but yesterday I bought the first instalment of the new Agatha Christie magazine and I’m really pleased with it. The first issue was £1.99 so I thought I’d take … Continue reading

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Classic Christie Covers Part 4.

Well I’m back on Christie covers and we’re heading into the 80’s. I decided to post some more today because I got my October cosy publishing list from Obsidian/Berkely yesterday. IIRC these days cosy covers are none too shabby, I … Continue reading

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Classic Christie Covers Part 3

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Classic Christie Covers Part 2

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Classic Christie Covers.

After a visit to Waterstones I was thinking how boring book covers had become. I understand that the publishing industry is trying to find ways to keep down the cost of books, but I’m struck by the lack of imagination. … Continue reading

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Tell Me How You Live

I read this a while ago and I’ve been meaning to tell you about it. This is an Agatha Christie book like no other, it’s Agatha’s account of going on an archaeological dig with her husband Max. Having read her … Continue reading

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Mrs McGinty and Hercule Poirot!

As you know I’m very fond of Margaret Rutherford’s interpretation of Miss Marple, I knew Christie wasn’t so keen but I didn’t realise just how far away from the books the films are. Last night I started to read ‘Mrs … Continue reading

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Miss Marple’s Final Cases

Well Hello, I said normal service would resume and I realise I have fallen very behind with my cosy reviews, which is supposed to be the point of the blog – so I’ll try to catch up. First up is … Continue reading

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Crooked House

While I was ill I read ‘Crooked House’ by Agatha Christie and I really do think it is one of her best. The synopsis is:A wealthy Greek businessman is found dead at his London home…The Leonides were one big happy … Continue reading

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The Secret of Chimneys

I have just watched another new ‘Marple’ with Julia McKenzie and I must say Julia is turning out to be marvelous, in fact she is fast becoming my fave TV Marple. Avoiding the ‘dotty old lady’ facade, she is very … Continue reading

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