Christie_Postern-of-Fate This was Agatha Christie’s farewell to Tommy and Tuppence, the fun-loving Jazz Age adventurers currently back on. Posted in hit on the back of the head, poison by Christie’s Fan . Perhaps it is just simply the fate that this is the last book written by Agatha Christie Mallowan. Postern of Fate, the Desert Gate, Disaster’s Cavern, Fort of Fear. Postern of Fate: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery (Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries ) [Agatha Christie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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And the books continued to sell of course …. As for the ending and its “revelations”–ugh. I recommend Hugh Fraser’s narration. Poslednji napisani – ne i poslednji objavljen – roman Agate Kristi prati poznati detektivski par, Tjupens i Tomija u resavanju zastarelog slucaja. En natuurlijk kan ze het niet laten om dit hcristie uit het verleden uit te spitten.

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A lady turns up and offers to do the gardening. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This book wasn’t as superb as other works of her. Sep 24, Sahar keshmiri rated it liked it Shelves: The book features her detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford and is the detectives’ last appearance. I am fascinated since when the black and tan terrier has been domesticated.

The fact that we reach the end none the wiser except for ominous pronouncements on the always present nature of evil and the lust for power is also frustrating.

Passenger to Frankfurt oof one of the few Christies I know nothing about, beyond its reputation.

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They should have just called it something else, there is just too little of the original left. I still enjoy this book, I re-read it, and I own it. They’ll always be my favourite married sleuths. And then when the mystery got back on track, it was completely ridiculous. Probably because they og even share scenes most of the time Again, no-one is really sure.


Oct 02, Ann rated it did not like it Shelves: She should have stopped writing when she was still a master of it, with grace and dignity. A large chunk of information from her autobiography is repeated here, applying it to the world of Tommy and Tuppence. Please do yourself a favor and skip it. One thing I’ll say half-way through is that it’s very ‘talky. Sometimes, Tommy and Tuppence are investigating a crime that happened in the house during christid first world war.

Robinson, the “yellow, big man” from “Passenger To Frankfurt”appears here, as do Colonel Pikeaway and Horsham, posing undercover plstern a gardener.

In the book readers will find her real name, that she is half Austrian and thus fluent in German. Meanwhile, Tuppence goes for more walks, and meets some children who also remark on how well she did in N or M. Have your say Cancel reply Enter your comment here In the end, there is a murderer but I have no clue what the murder was about.

However, the gist of it is that Mary Jordan was a British agent investigating a circle of enemy …more It’s not just you, the book is notoriously incoherent. Beatrice [her cleaner] said you knew about her. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In it are all the things she remembers: Interesting enough as a story though it links a little with ‘Passenger to Frankfurt,’ a book I feel deserves the reputation for ‘Christie’s Worst Book’ which this book has received.

And yes, I say that as someone who has pretty much read them all and enjoyed most of them I agree, The Clocks is disappointing. Furthermore, were Parkinson and Jordan related? If you can possibly imagine these books as being part of a continuum of a writing career that spanned fifty years instead of just as something that ‘ought to be as good as her best stuff,’ this book will hold interest – it is a fascinating glimpse into the way the human mind eventually weakens with age, for one.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Christie’s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East.

Then lines after lines of conversations with myriad characters; tales retold and recalled in which truths and myths are intertwined. Detective Fiction — the collector’s guide: Books by Agatha Christie. Aug 22, Troy Blackford rated it really liked it. Guillaume 16 August at Most critics remarked how fste Agatha Christie’s old age is in this book.

She is actually very muddled, and there are lapses and incoherence.

Postern of Fate

Where is this action taking place? Flying Tiger Comics 9 November at I’ve read it decades ago. Once, the wheels fall off Tuppence’s go-kart. The book was far too long and a lot of it could have been edited out.

The Monkey Puzzle was the only trace of the garden left once the site was covered by new houses. This plot summary and there is not a lot fage to it actually in lostern way conveys the tone and approach of this book, which depending on how you look at it, is either utterly wretched or sad, fascinating and moving all at the same time. Het duurt niet lang of Tommy is ook in de ban van de geheimzinnige gebeurtenissen van 60 jaar geleden.

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