Man in the Brown Suit

June 17, 2016 - Comment

Pretty, young Anne came to London for adventure. She found it immediately – on the platform of Hyde Park Corner tube station, where a thin man, reeking of mothballs, lost his balance and was electrocuted on the rails. The Scotland Yard verdict was accidental death. But Anne was not satisfied. Related Related posts: The Complete

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Pretty, young Anne came to London for adventure. She found it immediately – on the platform of Hyde Park Corner tube station, where a thin man, reeking of mothballs, lost his balance and was electrocuted on the rails. The Scotland Yard verdict was accidental death. But Anne was not satisfied.

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sweetmolly says:

A Valentine “The Man in the Brown Suit” is a drab title for Ms. Christie’s most romantic novel. It is interesting to see what type of girl (Ann Beddelfield) is Dame Agatha’s ideal: well born, raised by her academic father but not devoted to him, beautiful and aware of it, uses her many charms to get her way, intelligent but wildly impractical, idealistic, adventurous and believes in that knight in shining armor will come and carry her away. 

A Customer says:

Christie’s lighter side This was one of Christie’s earlier novels, but one of her most entertaining. It’s pure brain candy, full of wit and adventure, with an appealing, intelligent heroine of the kind found in P.G. Wodehouse books of this period, and, later on, in the mysteries of Elizabeth Peters. Anne makes some nice points about the difficulties of the usual cinematic methods of freeing oneself when bound and dumped in a cellar. She also eats an extraordinary number of ice-cream sodas and collects native art to…

L O'connor says:

A ripping yarn Anne Beddingfield has lived all her life in a small village with her father, an anthropologist who is interested only in Paeleolithic Man. Anne longs for romance and adventure, and rather envies their maid, who has ‘walked out’ with a variety of young men. Then Anne’s father dies suddenly, and she gets a chance at adventure when she witnesses the accidental death of a man at a London tube station. She has reason to beleive that this death is connected to the murder of a woman at a house in…

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