Crooked House

Agatha Christie, it’s said, claimed Crooked House to be one of her own two personal favourites of her own works. And it’s easy to tell why. I’ve read almost all of Christie’s novels and there are some I was compelled to return to just because snatches of the story stood out so distinctly in my […]

The Hound of Death

Yes, I know it sounds dramatic. And very strongly reminiscent of another detective fiction writer whose Hounds also became very, very famous. However, this Agatha Christie novel is not in the same vein at all. For one, it’s a collection of short stories, none of which really involve psychotic killers or real hounds. I don’t […]