Cards on the Table - Agatha Christie Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007234457 / Author: Agatha Christie / Genre: Crime / Thriller
Newest Review: ... join in with the games, yet later on it appears that he was playing a very dangerous game of his own. Having previously ... more
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by - written on 04/02/09 (Very useful, 38 readings)
Written in 1936 and probably being Christie's only crossover of detectives with the inclusion of both Poirot and Superintendant Battle, "Cards on the Table" was written by Christie partly as a challenge to herself and to her readers. Out of a total of nine people within a room, there can only be four possible suspects to the crime that takes place. With such a small group it would appear that the culprit will be easy to note, but with all of them appearing to have an equal opportunity, motive and ability, uncovering the actual person will not be easy. The story commences with an invitation to a Bridge party for Hercule Poirot by a rather flamboyant ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/01/09 (Very useful, 168 readings)
Cards on the Table Author: Agatha Christie No. of pages : 320 When Christie wrote this novel in 1936 , she wanted to make it different to all her earlier works and according to her The most likely murderer in general would be the least likely person to have committed the crime, so she warned her readers beforehand that this was not that kind of a mystery.There are only four suspects and given the right circumstances , any one of them might have committed the murder. Each of them have already committed at least one murder or more , and each of them is capable of committing further murders.They come from a widely different background and ... Read the complete review
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