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THE SECRET ADVERSARY

THE SECRET ADVERSARY

THE SECRET ADVERSARY

THE SECRET ADVERSARY

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THE SECRET ADVERSARY - BY AGATHA CHRISTIE. - GUNSTON CLASSICS



This book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who feature in three other Christie novels and one collection of short stories; the five Tommy and Tuppence books span Agatha Christie's writing career. The Great War is over, and jobs are scarce. Childhood friends Tommy Beresford and Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley meet and agree to start their own business as The Young Adventurers. They are hired for a job that leads them both to many dangerous situations, meeting allies as well, including an American millionaire in search of his cousin.
The ending to this adventure, cleverly manages to keep the identity of the arch-criminal secret until the very end.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798765520642
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 01/25/2022
Pages: 362
Sales rank: 869,106
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976)


An English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

Home schooling

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