The Secret of Chimneys (Agatha Christie Signature Edition)

January 5, 2016 - Comment

The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles – until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret. This new “signature edition” is the first to feature Superintendent Battle and “Bundle” Brent. Related Related posts: The Secret Adversary:

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The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles – until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret. This new “signature edition” is the first to feature Superintendent Battle and “Bundle” Brent.

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Antoinette Klein says:

Improbable Plot But A Fun Read Chimneys is the palatial home of the Marquis of Caterham and his charming daughter Eileen, better known as Bundle. His good friend, George Lomax, a high-ranking official in the Foreign Office, arranges a hunting party to be held at Chimneys. The party is actually a cover for diplomatic intrigue. Before the party is too far along, Christie serves up murder, blackmail, romance, mysterious strangers, and a case of mistaken identity. There is also a bit of political information about a…

Jeanne Tassotto says:

A. Christie + P. G. Wodehouse=delightful mystery farce This 1925 novel begins in Africa with the chance meeting of two old friends, young men out to see the world. As they catch up with each other they discover that one is working at a job he hates and the other wants to be in two places at once. Since they resemble each other at least superficially one decides to impersonate the other. 

A reader says:

What FUN! Let’s be clear: this book is a NOVEL….The Ingram review isn’t much better: yes, there’s a beautiful woman and a stolen diamond in the story, but she has nothing to do with the theft. 

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