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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
By the Pricking of My Thumbs
Author: Agatha Christie
Because a sweet old lady disappeared, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, that shrewd and engaging detective team, came out of retirement to take on their most baffling case.
ISBN: 439563
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 244
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead, and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is the first Agatha Christie mystery I've read, and sadly I am underwhelmed. The characters talked too much, much too much, and repeated what happened chattily too many times--almost as if the author was trying to keep track of things herself. The mystery was thin, the revelation of new clues often preposterous. I am dismayed I didn't love this book and then want to devour others by Ms. Christie. Sadly, that will not be.

** Two stars, barely.


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