Parker Pyne Investigates has ratings and reviews. Ahmad said: Parker Pyne Investigates, Agatha ChristieParker Pyne Investigates is a short st. Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates—short stories of crime and detection featuring. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Agatha Christie will continue to fascinate readers long after the next generation of scientific gadgets comes along and renders.

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Iris quickly follows and a scene ensues, ended by Madeleine when she screams hysterically for them to get out. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. While I do prefer her longer mysteries, this was a fun read.

Third, a woman comes with a gambling debt paid jnvestigates pawning a diamond.

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I’m a huge Christie fan and love all her work. She based at least two of her stories on the hall: Still less do you understand feminine human nature.

Some of the short stories revolve around people who respond to his advertisement in The Times, but Pyne also travels to more exotic climes, such as Jordan, Syria, and Iran and finds himself solving puzzles in those countries as well.

However, he can be just as sharp in his deductions as Poirot or Miss Marple when the need arises. Suddenly the voice of the lawyer booms in the darkness.


The party and the exhibition dance goes well. Second is intrinsic to the writing style: Daphne calls at Pyne’s office the next morning. In these short stories, Pyne sets up thrilling adventures and minor mysteries to put a little pep in his client’s lives.

Paperbackpages. Parker Pyne is about to start a journey on a Nile steamer.

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Pyne suspects there is more to the matter than she is telling and he voices this and, in doing invdstigates, offends his latest client who walks off in a huff. He has already lined up one of his associates, a good-looking young man called Claude Lutterell, and he tells her that she will receive instructions tomorrow.

Pyne detects an undercurrent of embarrassment within the discussion. Soon after, she came into some money when a cousin died and has now reclaimed the real ring.

I thought they were very entertaining. It was these that had to be “stolen” again and disappear at some other point but in a way that would investigate bring an accusation on any innocent person.

Reggie subsequently “invites” Madeleine de Sara down to his house investigxtes the weekend, with his wife’s agreement and to her amusement. Nov 18, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: Much of this book is wish fulfillment. Lastly, a curious circumstance arising following the kidnap of agqtha eighteen-year-old lad on holiday with her mother in Delphi. At Delphi there are four other people in the hotel; an arty mother and daughter, a Mr Thompson who has a reserved manner with anyone who tries conversation with him and a balding middle-aged man who falls into friendly easy conversation with her and who thinks he recognises Mr Thompson.

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The comments made about the suggestiveness of people prompted him tell Carol that the jewel was loose and fix it back into place when, in fact, he was taking it from her. After she has left the office, Pyne calls in Claude Luttrell and Madeleine de Sara and tells them they are going to be famous dancers She is soon attended by a plump little woman in an apron called Mrs Gardner and an elderly doctor who both call her “Hannah” and say that she had a seizure two days previously and has been unconscious ever since.

About half of the stories have no detection involved, and as for the rest, the detection is somewhat lukewarm. The pearl is not found. There are twelve problems: EngvarB from November Use dmy dates from November Pages to import images to Wikidata Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from November Investigaets Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Blundell who states he has his own reasons agathha doing so, “though I don’t want to state them”.