The Mysterious Mr. Quin: A Harley Quin Collection

June 29, 2013 - Comment

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. The inimitable Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. The inimitable Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights once again with The Mysterious Mr. Quin—a riveting collection of short stories centered around the enigmatic Harley Quin, whose unpredictable comings and goings are usually a good indication that something is about to happen…and rarely for the best.

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Michele L. Worley says:

A book dedicated to Harlequin, the Invisible This book contains most, but not all, of the adventures of Mr. Satterthwaite and Mr. Quin. (See my listmania list for a complete list). Mr. Satterthwaite is an elderly bachelor whom life has passed by – a spectator in other people’s lives – but like Miss Marple, he’s grown very perceptive.

Anonymous says:

Unusual Christie Work I would recommend this book to both Christie fans as well as those readers picking up her work for the first time. The stories are all unique but have one common theme – a supernatural element running through them that is somehow connected with the mysterious appearances and disappearances of that enigmatic creature, Mr. Harley Quin. Unlike the character of Mr. Satterthwaite whose thoughts and reactions are transparent to the reader, Mr. Quin remains shrouded in darkness (a little like…

Anonymous says:

a very unique read! While reading this book, I kept forgetting that the same mind that created lovably conceited Poirot and lovably fussy Jane Marple also created the mysterious Quin. These stories are fun and deep all at the same time. However, the last story, “Harlequin’s Lane” is really disturbing and I found myself,like Mr. Satterthwaite, scared of Mr. Quin, and wondering about his motives in all his other stories, because his behavior in this one was so out of character for him. I was very…

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