Welcome to the April 23, 2009 edition of Agatha Christie Monthly Carnival.
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12 titles reviewed in this carnival:
- WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD
THE BIG FOUR
THE MYSTERY ON THE BLUE TRAIN
THE SEVEN DIALS MYSTERY
THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES
EVIL UNDER THE SUN
LORD EDGEWARE DIES
THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY
THE MOVING FINGER
THE MIRROR CRACK'S FROM SIDE TO SIDE
MURDER ON THE LINKS
- The Viewspaper
- MYSTERIES in PARADISE
- Just A (Reading) Fool
- 52 Books A Year
- My Two Blessings
- A library is a hospital for the mind...
- The Shannon Experience
- from my bookshelf...
- zhen's tofu shop
- Joyfully Retired
KerrieS presents Reading Agatha Christie | Inside Story posted at Inside Story, saying, "Just below the surface is another, less orderly world, writes Dennis Altman"
Shiv Dravid presents Witness for Prosecution- A Review - The Viewspaper posted at The Viewspaper » The Viewspaper.
KerrieS presents ACRC Update - 18 April 2009 posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "My progress in the Agatha Christie Reading Challenge."
unfinishedperson presents Mini-reviews: 3 Poirot novels and another Superintendent Battle novel posted at Just A (Reading) Fool, saying, "I reviewed The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, The Big Four, The Mystery On The Blue Train and The Seven Dials Mystery. Which did I like best? Read my mini-reviews to see."
KerrieS presents Did Agatha Christie have Alzheimer's? posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "Research seems to indicate a loss of word power towards the end of Agatha Christie's life. But was it Alzheimers?"
BooksPlease presents The Mysterious Affair at Styles posted at BooksPlease, saying, "At last I've read the very first Agatha Christie novel!"
HelenB presents Evil Under the Sun posted at 52 Books A Year, saying, "As a first-time reader of Christie, this book had me instantly hooked."
Robin McCormack presents Book Review # 44 - The Mysterious Affair at Styles posted at My Two Blessings, saying, "I thoroughly enjoyed the book, though I mistakenly read it from a different perspective. Interesting how one word changes everything."
Sarah M. presents Lord Edgware Dies by Agatha Christie posted at A library is a hospital for the mind..., saying, "The 13th detective novel by the Queen of Crime. The seventh with Hercule Poirot, Arthur Hastings and a special appearance by Japp."
Carrie presents Evil Under the Sun posted at The Shannon Experience. Carrie says " If you haven't read any Agatha Christie novels, this is a good one to start with."
Margot at Joyfully Retired presents Book Review: Murder on the Links posted at Joyfully Retired, saying "the NY Times called this one “A remarkably good detective story.” I’m happy to agree with the NY Times."
Miss MarpleDavid Edmonds presents The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie posted at from my bookshelf..., saying, "A fun little mystery. I discovered, after reading The Thirteen Problems not that long ago, that I really enjoy her novels more than her short stories."
ng kai-lee presents the moving finger- a christie psychological thriller? posted at zhen's tofu shop, saying, "not what i consider as one of her best works- its more like a short novel rather than a full crime fiction- Miss Marple's role is relatively small in this story".
BooksPlease presents The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side posted at BooksPlease, saying, "Miss Marple unravels "a nice juicy murder".
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