Saturday 24 April 2010

ACRC Carnival 2010 #4

Welcome to the April 23, 2010 edition of Agatha Christie monthly Blog Carnival.

Many thanks to those who contributed links to the Carnival this time.
We have 14 contributions from 11 contributors.
Do visit the participating blogs and leave comments if you have read the books.

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Read at your own pace, write a review on your blog, go to the Carnival collecting space and put in the URL, your details, and a comment about the post.

11 Contributors - please see the items below for exact URLS of their posts.


BooksPlease presents Agatha Christie – On Writing posted at BooksPlease, saying, "I was fascinated to find Agatha Christie's views on writing."

KerrieS found an article by Christine Kenneally posted at Slate Magazine titled Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks. - Why Agatha Christie's method was utterly deranged.

KerrieS presents THAT Railway Station posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "Recently in my travels I came across the Orient Express Railway Station in Istanbul".

Melinda found this article: BBC News - Agatha Christie mystery gets 21st century debut saying, "An Agatha Christie play that hasn't been staged for more than three decades is being resurrected this week."

KerrieS presents 13 - Unlucky for Some? posted at MYSTERIES in PARADISE, saying, "Agatha Christie published 3 books with 13 in the title."

Steve Holland presents Christie Cover Cavalcade: part 6 posted at Bear Alley, saying, "This episode celebrates the Christie cover art of Tom Adams".

Hercule Poirot

Margot at Joyfully Retired presents Agatha Christie: 13 At Dinner posted at Joyfully Retired. "We have suspects and motives but dead-ends everywhere we turn. Thank goodness we have Hercule Poirot’s clever little gray cells."

Sarah M. presents Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie: posted at A library is a hospital for the mind..."Of course you may wonder why I chose to read this book in March instead of waiting until next Christmas..."

Elizabeth presents One, Two, Buckle My Shoe posted at Miss Lemon's Mysteries, saying, "Miss Lemon is especially partial to Mother Goose rhymes that take a murderous turn -- which is exactly what happens in Agatha Christie's One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (1940)."

Luke Forney presents The OLD Luke Reviews: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie posted at The OLD Luke Reviews, saying, "Kerrie suggested I might shoot over some of my Poirot reviews, so here is my first (I'm reading through all the Poirot books in order). To follow I will send my reviews of the second and third books. Thanks for the interest in Luke Reviews, and for keeping Agatha Christie reading alive and well! "

Bernadette presents Review: Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie posted at Reactions to Reading, saying, "Another fiendish plot from Ms Christie revealed by a superb narration from David Suchet."

Sarah M. presents Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie posted at A library is a hospital for the mind..., saying, "Appointment With Death was a fast read, which I finished in less than 24 hours. On it's face I liked it, but I can't say it was anywhere near Christie's best."

The Book Mole presents Sad Cypress posted at The Book Mole, saying, "A classic Agatha Christie whodunit featuring Hercule Poirot. Very enjoyable read indeed."


Theresa Dhondup presents Halfway Through and Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks posted at Reading Rules In The 21st Century, saying, "Last night I officially hit the halfway point of the reading list".

That concludes this edition.

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