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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Please log in using one of these methods to chriztie your comment: The whole thing reads like a first draft. The spry septuagenarian duo decide to investigate just for the fun of it — then their gardener is murdered and someone fires a gun at Tuppence.

As for the ending and its “revelations”–ugh. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The murderer character too appears out of nowhere at the time cyristie are revealed as the murderer.

Wow, I laughed a lot reading your review!! Along with Passenger to Frankfurt and Elephants Can Rememberwhich i think agatna her last 3 written novels, these are the ones that I remember finding the least satisfactory, lets put it that way …. Even more prolific than Carr, Christie was working out of pure professionalism and life-habit, presumably.


This site uses cookies. This example of Christie’s work is nothing like her usual stuff. Tommy and Tuppence may be doddering old people, but they are still as cute as ever, and they still have “it”- they can still solve a mystery with the weirdest clues you ever saw.

Feb 27, Orinoco Womble tidy bag and all rated it did not like it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In short, the book is at least pages too long by far. The ending is lackluster ayatha no twist or even resolution and a great deal of the novel is long dialogues that This book starts off very strongly. There are clues that are never resolved.

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They’ll always be my favourite married sleuths. Her best work was written in the s. And, speaking of which, I’m not much of a fan of Tommy and Tuppence: And there were those letters, you see. And why has someone left a code message in an old book about her ‘unnatural’ death?

Postern of Fate

During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, agatba she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post-war crime novels. Who cares, we love Agatha and that’s what matters. Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacottand was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.

When they were organizing their books, and started talking about it. But then again, Isaac is over 90, or in his 80s, or nearly Well, no obligation to read them of course sns the author is inevitably quite often the least able to judge. Most of the dialogue was rambling and irrelevant, so I skimmed. Sometimes Tuppence will go out to tea, or Tommy will reminisce.


Thanks for telling us about the chriztie. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This may be an attempt on her life. Wednesday, 22 December Postern of Cjristie I’m happy to say I was greatly relieved.

The book seems to have belonged to the young Alex Parkinson. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I finished it on principle, but I’m donating my copy back to Goodwill. This may also be an attempt on her life. Newer Post Older Post Home. InChristie potsern archaeologist Max Mallowan Sir Max from after joining him in an archaeological dig.

One can only feel sympathy for Christie and also for her editor. The book oc her detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford and is the detectives’ last appearance. Feb 14, Pooja rated it liked it Shelves: