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Postern of Fate (Tommy & Tuppence, Bk 5)
Postern of Fate - Tommy & Tuppence, Bk 5
Author: Agatha Christie
"What did she die off?" — "Somebody brought a few foxglove leaves in with some spinach from the garden, by accident, and then they ate it. Mind you, that probably wouldn't kill you" — "No," said Mr. Robinson. "But if you then put a strong dose of digitalin alkaloid in the coffee and just made sure that Mary Jordan got it in her coffee, or in a coc...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553100662
ISBN-10: 0553100661
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 276
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  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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A classic who-dunnit from the Mistress of Mystery
"Mary Jordan did not die naturally." Underlined words in an old children's book spell out a chilling message from the past. Who was Mary Jordan? Who wrote the message? How DID poor Mary die?
Tuppence and Tommy Beresford fall heir to another British mystery in their new home in the sleepy village of Hollowquay.
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1987 edition with 1979 copyright. Tommy & Tuppence blend humor, intuition, and detective know-how.
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reviewed Postern of Fate (Tommy & Tuppence, Bk 5) on + 813 more book reviews
Tommy and Tuppence are now in their 70s but still manage to be on the fringe of secret service work. Cant Darby and Joan even buy a country fixer-upper without fiding themselves, by accident, amidst a pre-WW I espionage case that was never solved? Although not essential to the story, you may want to consider reading (or rereading) N or M? first as there are many throwbacks to their WW II secret service role. If you wish, go all the way back to the beginning with The Secret Adversary. This is one of Aunties better intrigues as she builds clue upon clue, although you may not find a satisfactory resolution at the end.
Porse avatar reviewed Postern of Fate (Tommy & Tuppence, Bk 5) on + 37 more book reviews
Tommy and Tuppence are old! But they can still solve mysteries -- even if those mysteries involve people who died long ago.

International intrigue... and puttering around in gardens. This book can be a little slow, but it has a great premise. Tuppence starts out by finding a secret message in a book... written by a young boy who died ages ago, and suspected something terrible.
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I have the 1974 edition.
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The China Governess by Margery Allingham. Albert Campion's to the rescue again. This time he saves a young couple.
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The Queen of crime novels doing what she does best. A couple move into a new home and find a crucial clue to a long unsolved murder, a murder someone doesn't want solved.

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