Welcome to the June 23, 2009 edition of Agatha Christie Monthly Carnival.
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In 12 contributions, there are 9 Titles reviewed in this carnival. Audiobooks have made quite a hit, and the new TV programs get a look in too.
- WHY DIDN'T THEY ASK EVANS?
PERIL AT END HOUSE
DEATH IN THE CLOUDS
THE MYSTERIOUS MR QUIN
MURDER IS EASY
ONE, TWO, BUCKLE MY SHOE
A POCKETFUL OF RYE
THE SECRET OF CHIMNEYS
MRS McGINTY'S DEAD
- Joyfully Retired
- Mystery Fanfare
- MYSTERIES in PARADISE
- A library is a hospital for the mind...
- Ms. Bookish
- MOG'S BLOG
- Euro Crime
GeneralJanet Rudolph presents Poirot Returns to PBS posted at Mystery Fanfare, saying, "New PBS series with David Suchet as Poirot in two and Julia MacKenzie as Miss Marple is 4 episodes."
Sarah M. reviews WHY DIDN'T THEY ASK EVANS? posted at A library is a hospital for the mind..., saying, "One of only 12 books that doesn't include a police officer or private detective in the solving of the crime."
Belle presents Flash Reviews: The Agatha Christie Audiobook Edition, Part 1 posted at Ms. Bookish. saying "the audio version of a book is a great indication of the strength of the story the author is trying to tell."
News item: Harper Collins uncovers new Christie stories: "Two never-before-seen Hercule Poirot short stories by Agatha Christie are to be revealed in a new book published by HarperCollins this autumn."
Margaret reviews PERIL AT END HOUSE posted at BooksPlease, saying, "Poirot is on holiday and insists he has retired - until he can't resist coming to the aid of Nick Buckley, whose life is in danger."
Belle presents an Audiobook Review: DEATH IN THE CLOUDS posted at Ms. Bookish.saying "I’ve been listening to a lot of Christie’s works in audio lately, and it’s very clear that her focus on dialogue in her books translates very well into audio."
Mog reviews MRS. McGINTY'S DEAD posted at MOG'S BLOG, saying, "great mystery solved by Poirot. 'Mrs McGinty told lies. A valuable fact. What lies, exactly, did she tell madame?
Karen M spots the new Marple book covers featuring Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple. posted at Euro Crime
Short StoriesKerrieS reviews THE MYSTERIOUS MR QUIN posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "A very enjoyable set of short stories, introducing Mr Satterthwaite and Mr Harley Quin."
KerrieS presents Agatha Christie Reading Challenge: Short Stories, Update #3 posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "A list of the short stories I have read so far."
Margot reviews THE SECRET OF CHIMNEYS posted at Joyfully Retired. saying "If you’re looking for a good cozy mystery with no gore, this is it."
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