The Secret Adversary Diversion Classics

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 9781682301807
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Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. After the First World War, friends Tommy and Tuppence go into business as The Young Adventurers, ready to investigate mysterious occurrences. Their new venture leads them on a search for the missing cousin of an American millionaire and draws them into a plot fraught with danger. Christie's sharp writing and command of mystery make this detective novel a must-read.

The Secret Adversary

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Sai ePublications & Sai Shop
ISBN:
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"TOMMY, old thing!" "Tuppence, old bean!" The two young people greeted each other affectionately, and momentarily blocked the Dover Street Tube exit in doing so. The adjective "old" was misleading. Their united ages would certainly not have totalled forty-five. "Not seen you for simply centuries," continued the young man. "Where are you off to? Come and chew a bun with me. We're getting a bit unpopular here—blocking the gangway as it were. Let's get out of it." The girl assenting, they started walking down Dover Street towards Piccadilly. "Now then," said Tommy, "where shall we go?" The very faint anxiety which underlay his tone did not escape the astute ears of Miss Prudence Cowley, known to her intimate friends for some mysterious reason as "Tuppence." She pounced at once. "Tommy, you're stony!" "Not a bit of it," declared Tommy unconvincingly....

The Secret Adversary

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 9781775418603
Size: 12.38 MB
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A must-read for fans of stories from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, The Secret Adversary is Agatha Christie at her finest. In the midst of spinning an engrossing tale of adventure and international intrigue, Christie uses the novel to introduce the characters Tommy and Tuppence, both of whom figure in many of her books and short stories.

The Secret Adversary

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486812403
Size: 17.14 MB
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A pair of childhood friends cross paths after the Great War and set themselves up as "two young adventurers for hire." Their thrilling escapades mark the debut of Christie's popular sleuthing duo.

The Secret Adversary

Author: François Rivière
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007274611
Size: 11.38 MB
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Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries. 'Young Adventurers Limited' is a brand new private detective agency, set up by the dashing Tommy Beresford and the resourceful Tuppence Cowley. Their first assignment is to track down some secret documents which disappeared after the sinking of the Lusitania. Soon they are on the trail of the mysterious Mr Brown, the head of an international gang of crooks - and in more danger than they bargained for! The wartime sinking of the Lusitania off the Irish coast in May 1915 shocked the world. Returning to Britain from New York, the cruise ship was torpedoed by a German submarine, and 1,198 passengers lost their lives. It provided the perfect backdrop for Agatha Christie's second published novel, an ambitious spy story, now faithfully adapted by François Rivière and Belgian artist Frank Leclercq.

The Secret Adversary

Author: A. Christie
Publisher:
ISBN: 154317213X
Size: 18.48 MB
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The Secret Adversary by A. Christie. Worldwide literature classic, among top 100 literary novels of all time. A must read for everybody.In the 1980s, Italo Calvino (the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death) said in his essay "Why Read the Classics?" that "a classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say", without any doubt this book can be considered a ClassicThis book is also a Bestseller because as Steinberg defined: "a bestseller as a book for which demand, within a short time of that book's initial publication, vastly exceeds what is then considered to be big sales".