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Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie

Last month I took my first steps in a grand undertaking to read all of the crime stories by Agatha Christie other than those containing Poirot or Miss Marple by readingĀ  738 more words

Golden Age

Death on the Nile (1978)

I wonder if Monsieur Poirot (Peter Ustinov) noticed the massive Guerlain flacon montre sitting on a shelf in Linnet Ridgeway’s bathroom, while inspecting the heiress’ cabin on the… 90 more words

Perfumes In Movies

Agatha Christie's 'Sparkling Cyanide'

Published in 1945, Sparkling Cyanide, unusually for a Christie novel, has no dedication. The detective figure is Colonel Race, in his fourth and final outing. 506 more words

The Man in the Brown Suit--Agatha Christie

It is a common thing to denigrate the thrillers that Agatha Christie wrote. They aren’t as good as her cozies, people will tell you. I’m not at all sure that’s strictly accurate. 504 more words