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The Golden Ball and Other Stories Agatha Christie

The Golden Ball and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

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ISBN : 9780440132721
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235 pages
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Is it a gesture of good will or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpectedMoreIs it a gesture of good will or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpected circumstance stirs old loyalties in Theodora Darrell, and unfaithful wife about to run away with her lover? In this collection of short stories, the answers are as unexpected as they are satisfying. The Queen of Crime takes bizarre romantic entanglements, supernatural visitations, and classic murder to inventive new heights.Contents: The Listerdale mystery — The girl in the train — The manhood of Edward Robinson — Jane in search of a job — A fruitful Sunday — The golden ball — The rajah’s emerald — Swan song — The hound of death — The gipsy — The lamp — The strange case of Sir Andrew Carmichael — The call of wings — Magnolia blossom — Next to a dog