By the Pricking of My Thumbs: A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

Author(s): Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace...When Tommy and Tuppence visited an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they thought nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada was a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs Lockett mentioned a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs Lancaster talked about 'something behind the fireplace', Tommy and Tuppence found themselves caught up in an unexpected adventure involving possible black magic...

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Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.

General Fields

  • : 9780007590629
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : 0.27
  • : January 2015
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Agatha Christie
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 823.912
  • : 352