The Man in the Brown Suit - Agatha Christie Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007250622 / Author: Agatha Christie / Genre: Crime / Thriller / A man is killed by a tube train, and a young girl sets off on an ... more
The Man in the Brown Suit - Agatha Christie ... international adventure to find the murderers in this exciting new comic strip adaptation. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories -- full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries. Pretty, young Anne has come to London looking for adventure, but adventure finds her when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance on the platform at Hyde Park Corner station and is electocuted on the rails. The Scotland Yard verdict is accidental death. But Anne is not satisfied. Who was the man in the brown suit who examined the body before racing off? Anne is determined to follow him!
Newest Review: ... dropped which reads 17.1.22 Kilmorden Castle. Anne's a witness at the inquest & discovers that the dead man has an order ... more
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by - written on 23/07/09, updated on 09/05/10 (Very useful, 107 readings)
After I'd read & devoured most of the "Hardy Boys" series the next author I moved onto was Agatha Christie. The Man In The Brown Suit was her fourth novel, after The Mysterious Affair At Styles, The Secret Adversary & The Murder On The Links. A selection of short stories, published under the title "Poirot Investigates" had appeared just before this book came out taking Christie's number of published works to five at the time. The novel was written in 1923 & published in 1924 although the "action date" used was 1922. Main characters: Anne Beddinfeld: Orphan. Narrator and Our Heroine. Sir. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/02/09 (Very useful, 37 readings)
First published in 1924, "The Man in the Brown Suit" sees Christie moving away from the detective format of the majority of her other writings at the time and, instead, presenting the reader with a narrative that is a mixture of adventure, intrigue and romance. Drawing heavily, it appears (and subtly acknowledged) on the early 20th century series "The Perils of Pauline", the novel concerns the adventures of a young woman, Anne Bedingfeld, who finds herself pitched into dangerous and mysterious circumstances following the death of her father (after succumbing to pneumonia through working with pleistocene clay) and a number of strange incidents ... Read the complete review
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