A talent to deceive: an appreciation of Agatha Christie

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Collins, 1980 - Literary Criticism - 203 pages
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Family in Unexpected Places

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Dinah Taylor and Garret Miller are professionals with busy careers who find themselves drawn into the world of Jonah and his dog, Mutt. Through a turn of events, Dinah finds herself in a guardianship ... Read full review

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Mr. Barnard was a delight to read. Was this an appreciation or not? I'll let you decide. Highly recommend it for Christie lovers. Read full review


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About the author (1980)

British writer, Robert Barnard was born in 1936 in Essex, England. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a professor. He writes primarily mystery novels. His novels include "A Cry from the Dark," "The Bones in the Attic," "The Mistress of Alderley," and "Unholy Dying." Some of his other works are Stranger in the family, A Brontė Encyclopedia (with Louise Barnard) and The Killings on Jubilee Terrace. His works has earned him numerous awards. Among them are the Nero Wolfe, Anthony, Agatha, Edgar and Macavity Awards. In 2003, he won the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for a lifetime of achievement.

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