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A woman's disappearance is just the first in a series of mysterious events in this classic caper featuring crime-solving duo Tommy and Tuppence Beresford.

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: Charnwood Pub

ISBN: 070891571X

Category: Fiction

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A woman's disappearance is just the first in a series of mysterious events in this classic caper featuring crime-solving duo Tommy and Tuppence Beresford.
1987 By Agatha Christie

This situation is particularly true of By the Pricking of My Thumbs and Postern of Fate . It would be less than honest to end a discussion of Tuppence and Tommy without admitting the weaknesses of the last two novels .

Author: Earl F. Bargainnier

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN: 0879721596

Category: Social Science

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This study of the technique of Agatha Christie’s detective fiction—sixty-seven novels and over one hundred short stories—is the first extensive analysis of her accomplishment as a writer. Earl F. Bargannier demonstrates that Christie thoroughly understood the conventions of her genre and, with seemingly inexhaustible ingenuity, was able to develop for more than fifty years surprising variations within those conventions.

By the pricking of my thumbs , Something wicked this way comes :Open , locks , whoever knocks . Enter MACBETH . Macb . How now , you secret , black , and midnight hags ? What is ' t you do ? All . A deed without a name . Macb .

Author: William Shakespeare

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An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace...

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007422180

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace...
2010-10-14 By Agatha Christie

Stewart Harcourt, writer, Marple, Season 2 Episode 3, “The Pricking of My Thumbs,” dir. Peter Medak. Aired 19 February 2006. 4. Agatha Christie, By the Pricking of My Thumbs [1968] (London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001, Agatha Christie ...

Author: Alexa Alice Joubin

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030937836

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... makes all the others laugh uproariously when she says upon Macbeth's entrance into the cave , ' By the pricking of my thumbs , / Something wicked this way comes ' ( IV.1.45-6 ) , the film's first line from the cauldron scene .

Author: Bernice W. Kliman

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 0719027322

Category: Drama

Page: 162

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In this book, the author examines 13 major productions of Macbeth on stage and screen, inviting the reader to contemplate and compare directors' and actors' choices for what is arguably Shakespeare's most compelling play.

Unlike the ¡966 Third Girl, By the Pricking of My Thumbs contains no references to current fashions among young people, or comments through Christie's characters about “trendy” behaviors in society. The only “social development” ...

Author: James Zemboy

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476665955

Category: Literary Criticism

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“thoughtful and entertaining...highly useful...achieves its goal”—Booklist “may be the most thorough guide to the 60 novels published between 1920 and 1976...provides thoughtful and helpful commentary”—ARBA “a very worthwhile book for...a good encyclopedic introduction to the world of this most prolific and well loved crime author”--Reference Reviews “excellent”--GAdetection “the writing is lively, the author’s enthusiasm infectious”--Mystery Scene The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie's 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel's geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story. A concise plot summary and comprehensive character listing follow, and each novel is discussed within Christie's overall body of work, with an emphasis on the development of themes, narrative technique, and characters over the course of her prolific career. An appendix translates Poirot's French and defines the British idiomatic words and phrases that give Christie's novels so much of their flavor.
2016-03-01 By James Zemboy

By the pricking of my thumbs – to attract good mentors or contacts The three witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth were well into using newts' entrails, toads and other beasty-type things to do their magic work, but they were also known for ...

Author: Sarah Bartlett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780349419404

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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This enchanting little book is for the 'occult curious'. For anyone interested in crystals - because they are pretty or just might calm the spirit. Discover not only the secrets of crystals, herbs, chakras, fortune telling and psychic power, but also how to work with them for personal success, love and wellbeing. You don't have to believe in magic to read this book - magic is simply about making wondrous and good things happen. With this practical guide, you can quickly learn to make magic in your life, and enhance your own intuitive and healing powers.
2018-09-27 By Sarah Bartlett

Author: Agatha Christie

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ISBN: OCLC:164711191

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1970 By Agatha Christie

By the pricking of my thumbs , " Something wicked this way comes :Open , locks , whoever knocks . Enter MACBETH . Macb . How now , you secret , black , and midnight hags ? What is ' t you do ? All . A deed without a name . Macb .

Author: William Shakespeare

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ISBN: UOM:39015081459136

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