The Secret Adversary (Tommy & Tuppence, Book 1)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Oct 14, 2010 - Fiction - 400 pages

Their time is running out.

Short on money, opportunities and – most importantly – adventure, Tommy and Tuppence embark on a daring get rich quick scheme.

Their advertisement boldly proclaims that they are ‘willing to do anything, go anywhere’.

But their very first assignment, for the sinister Mr Whittington, plunges them into more danger than they ever imagined...

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The Secret Adversary (1922) (Tommy & Tuppence #1) by Agatha Christie. The first and the best of the Tommy & Tuppence stories, this book features a truly secret adversary in the form of Mr. Brown ... Read full review

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Synopsis: 'In the Prologue, a man quietly gives important papers to a young American woman, as she is more likely to survive the sinking RMS Lusitania in May 1915. In 1919 London, demobilised soldier ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 30 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.