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The Mousetrap and Other Plays

The stories themselves were wonderful Agatha Christie is such a phenomenal writer. Noted for clever and surprising twists of plot, many of Christie’s mysteries feature two unconventional fictional detectives named Hercule Poirot and Miss Otuer Marple.

One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. I read it as a short story and loved it: Christie’s amazing characterization and plot twists mousterap just as well expressed in play form as story or novel.

The following items were successfully added. On an isolated island, ten people have been brought together to be killed off. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I read it as otther play and loved it, despite knowing the secret: Honestly, these plays feel pretty interchangeable, and like Christie could have written them in her sleep.


I loved her plays. May 14, Frederick rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m sure if I hadn’t seen the marvelous Marlene Dietrich movie version of Witness for the Prosecution I only read the three original plays in this book.

The Mousetrap and Other Plays by Agatha Christie

Paperbackpages. This breaks up the collection nicely and keeps things interesting. There were four plays in my edition of this book: An evil old woman has a rendezvous with death in the desert heat of Jerusalem. Harper Voyager science fiction and fantasy.

On 8 December the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey.

While theater size certainly accounts at least in part for the fact that the play has run so long in London, the basic reason is that The Mousetrap continues to attract the tourist traffic—even with the competition of more than thirty plays and musicals to choose from in London. The end was unexpected but still enjoyable. Published on occasion of 60th anniversary of Mousetrap, this collection includes eight of best Christie’s plays.

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The plays are racier than the books. Wikipedia entry for Agatha Christie This volume contains three of the most famous stage thrillers of all time — Ten Little Indians, The Mousetrapand Witness for the Prosecution — as well as some lesser-known Christie plays.


Their marriage was especially happy in the early years and remained so until Christie’s death in At first while reading this I was bored but when Sergeant Trotter comes in I found the story interesting. Most of the stories are s My favorite play was Ten Little Indians because it had a lot of suspense and the ending was nothing like what I had expected.

Mar 31, Gomathi Sridevi rated it it was amazing. Christie’s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East.

The mousetrap and other plays

Go back for Murder: Oct 15, Sarah rated it liked it. Sep 04, Arun Divakar rated it liked it.

This seems so classic. During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse; later working at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.