Double Sin and Other Stories Author:Agatha Christie "Nobody else writing mysteries has her special combination of lucid ingenuity, wit, drama and polished precision--nobody else has Hercule Poirot." -Leslie Ford — This superior collection of gems from the Christie crown displays just those qualities. Hercule Poirot is at his subtle best as he deduced the solution to the case of the stolen minia... more »tures by observing a mustache, or recovers a royal ruby by discussing plum pudding recipes, or prevents a murder by frustrating a suicide.
Miss Jane Marple is here too, applying her remarkable logic to demonstrate that an eye-witness to a murder had been intended to witness the puzzling event, and that two suitcases of old clothes are better than one when it comes to apprehending a murderer. And for good measure there two stories---"The Dressmaker's Doll" and "The last Seance"---quite unlike the ingenious puzzles Christie fans have come to expect.« less