12 June 2011

Review: SAD CYPRESS, Agatha Christie

  • Originally published 1940
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 327 KB
  • Print Length: 336 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollinsUK; Masterpiece ed edition (January 16, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003B02PAO
  • Source: I bought it
Publisher's Blurb (Christie website)

2 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Kerrie - Thanks, as ever, for this review. I'm so glad you brought up the way Christie shows us what Elinor is thinking and how she perceives what happens. I found that aspect of the book especially compelling during the courtroom scenes. I also liked the way we see Mary Gerrard's character unfold through what people say about her.

Yvette said...

This is a Christie book that is always thought of as one of her best. I suppose it is but it has never been one of mine. I mean, I like it, I've read it several times, but...However, great review. It reminded me I haven't read the book in years.

I do remember liking Mary Gerrard and wishing she hadn't been bumped off. Maybe that's what turned me against the book.

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