The Mysterious Affair at Styles

(Agatha Christie Audio Mystery)

by | Publisher: Audio Renaissance
Average vote of 3161
| 19 total contributions of which 16 reviews , 3 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Captain Hastings, wounded at the front, is recuperating at Styles Court in Essex. The house belongs to the Inglethorpe family, friends from his childhood. When Emily Inglethorpe is found poisoned, it is fortunate for Hastings that he bumps into his o ...Continua
Wrote 6/28/20


Wrote 4/12/19
Surely the first case
I was a tad let down by the narrator, its contribution led only to misguiding you during your personal investigation throughout the novel - no matter how hard is to uncover the murderer in a Christie's story, you have to try it! Anyway as the first...Continua
Wrote 3/4/16

Molto incerta tra 5 e 4 stelline. Alla fine ne metto 4 solo perché personalmente il classico giallo inglese di cui la Christie è regina per me è un po' troppo cervellotico. Però niente da dire, nel suo genere questo è un capolavoro! Chapeau.

I had never read Agatha Christie's first novel, but now I see that all the elements that characterised her style are already there. I'm still not the biggest Poirot fan, but this is a very entertaining read.

Wrote 11/23/13
Il primo di una lunga serie

Tutto quello che si può e si deve chiedere a un giallo. Ottimo intreccio, personaggi ben riusciti, campagna inglese nel suo splendore. È il meraviglioso Poirot. Ed era solo il primo... Grazie a Dio ne arriveranno tanti altri...

Wrote Jan 13, 2011, 10:14
Console yourself, my friend. We may hunt together again, who knows? And then...
Pag. 153
Wrote Jan 13, 2011, 10:13
The Golden Age of Detective Fiction became a period in which the greatest authors saw the story as an attempt bt the writer to foll the reader, and many of them had their own methods in doing so. […] Christie specialized in the Least Likely Suspect g...Continua
Wrote Jan 13, 2011, 10:11
Agatha Christie sent the typescript for The Mysterious Affair at Styles – the book that introduced Hercules Poirot and in many ways began the “Golden Age of Detective Fiction” – to three publishers and received three rejection notices, ranging from t...Continua

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