Sunday, 24 January 2021

Murder in Mesopotamia [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie

Poirot
The A B C Murders
Cards on the table


The events chronicled in this narrative took place some four years ago. Circumstances have rendered it necessary, in my opinion, that a straightforward account of them should be given to the public.
Foreword by Giles Reilly, MD
[incipit]

Thursday, 31 December 2020

The A B C Murders [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie

Poirot
Death in the Clouds
Murder in Mesopotamia


In this narrative of mine I have departed from my usual practice of relating only those incidents and scenes at which I myself was present. Certain chapters, therefore, were written in the third person.
[incipit]

Saturday, 26 December 2020

Death in the Clouds [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie

Poirot
Three Act Tragedy
The ABC Murders


'You can't know that.'
'Mon cher, practically speaking, I know everything.'
Poirot
(Page 173)

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Wyrd Sisters [#books #review]

by Terry Pratchett

Discworld
Sourcery
Pyramids


'What's to be afraid of?' she [Magrat] managed.
'Us,' said Granny Weatherwax, smugly.
(Page 17)

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [#books #review]

by Newt Scamander (J.K. Rowling)

Harry Potter


Fantastic beasts and where to find them represents the fruit of many years' travel and research.
[incipit]

Murder in Mesopotamia [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie Poirot ← The A B C Murders Cards on the table → Rating: 8 /10 The events chronicled in this narrative took ...