Parker Pyne Investigates: A Parker Pyne Collection

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Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in the Times that read: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne."

Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr. Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just his intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, traveling the globe...

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Overview

Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in the Times that read: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne."

Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr. Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just his intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, traveling the globe to solve and undo crime and misdemeanor.

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Editorial Reviews

James Grippando
“Agatha Christie will continue to fascinate readers long after the next generation of scientific gadgets comes along and renders today’s clever CSI techniques laughable.”
Observer (UK)
“Crimes of the heart were his forte.”
Observer (UK)
“Crimes of the heart were his forte.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062074409
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/19/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 231,576
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 13.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976.

Biography

Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language, and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 79 novels and a short story collection, as well as 14 plays, one of which, The Mousetrap, is the longest running play in history. Two of the characters she created, the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and the irrepressible and relentless Miss Marple, went on to become world famous detectives. Both have been widely dramatized in feature films and made-for-TV movies. Agatha Christie died in 1976.

Author biography courtesy of Random House, Inc.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Mary Westmacott (used for her romantic fiction)
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 15, 1890
    2. Place of Birth:
      Torquay, Devon, England
    1. Date of Death:
      January 12, 1976

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  • Posted April 27, 2011

    Fun

    A fun read looking into the whys of people and relationships. As always Christie doesn't disappoint.

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  • Posted March 4, 2010

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    Christie's lesser-known Parker Pyne is a pleasure to read

    "Are you happy? If not consult Mr. Parker Pyne, 17 Richmond Street." This the advertisement from the times and how we make our acquaintance with this detective of the heart. Though not so flamboyantly brilliant as Hercule Poirot, he has the enviable ability to solve *almost* any issue laid to hand. Rarely involved with murder, Mr. Parker Pyne's cases resonate with the everyman. Largely fun and light-hearted, but also thought-provoking. Recommended!

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