The Listerdale Mystery (Agatha Christie Collection)
a variety of mysteries, a few light-hearted, a few romantic, a few very deadly...Twelve tantalizing cases...the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale; a newlywed's worry of her ex-fiance; an odd stumble upon on a teach; a family homicide research; a wild man's unexpected character swap; a retired inspector's hunt for a murderess; a tender woman's impersonation of a duchess; a necklace hidden in a basket of cherries; a secret writer's arrest for homicide; an spectacular marriage notion; a soprano's hatred for a baritone; the case of the rajah's emerald. All have something in universal: the skilful hand of Agatha Christie.
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