The Mysterious Mr. Quin

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Macmillan, Mar 15, 2002 - Fiction - 288 pages
136 Reviews
A conjurer of skill with an instinct for detection, Mr. Harley Quin has an almost magical flair for appearing at the scene of the most remarkable crimes. But is it just a trick of light that haunts his shadow with a ghostly apparition? Is it fate that invites him to a New Year's murder? And what forces are at work when his car breaks down outside Royalston Hall, an isolated estate with a deadly history?
 

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My all time favorite mystery writer. - Goodreads
Agatha Christie was lazy about writing this book. - Goodreads
Easy conclusions and no character development. - Goodreads

Review: The Mysterious Mr. Quin (Harley Quin #1)

User Review  - Sean Homrig - Goodreads

There are some that think this one of Christie's best books, and while I really enjoy the idea of seemingly omnipotent character (that being the titular Mr. Quin) helping others to solve mysteries ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barb Moore - Goodreads

I liked this set of short stories better than much of the Christie novels I've been reading. I liked both the Mr. Quin character and that of Mr. Satterthwaite, and though I normally don't care for ... Read full review

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Contents

THE COMING OF MR QUIN i
1
THE SHADOW ON THE GLASS
21
AT THE BELLS AND MOTLEY
45
THE SIGN IN THE SKY
65
THE SOUL OF THE CROUPIER
85
THE WORLDS END 705
105
THE VOICE IN THE DARK 727
127
THE FACE OF HELEN
147
THE DEAD HARLEQUIN 767
167
THE BIRD WITH THE BROKEN WING
193
THE MAN FROM THE SEA 275
215
HARLEQUINS LANE
247
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Agatha Christieis the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature - Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple - and author of The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre. Christie was born in Torquay, Devon in 1890. She died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

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