For readers new to christie’s mysteries and for life-long fans of hercule Poirot, and Tommy and Tuppence, Miss Marple, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece Theater adaptations, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read. Independent on Sunday.
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