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Postern of Fate (Tommy and Tuppence,  Bk 5)
Postern of Fate - Tommy and Tuppence, Bk 5
Author: Agatha Christie
The last novel Agatha Christie ever wrote. Tommy and Tuppence Beresford discover a clue to a killer's identity within the pages of a children's storybook. In POSTERN OF FATE, we meet Tommy and Tuppence as they uncover an old mystery in the home they've selected for their retirement.
ISBN: 112334
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 275
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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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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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.
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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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