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Dr.Sheppard ✭✭✭

The Agatha Christie Festival was really enjoyable; having attended nine main events and visited linked activities, it was a week to remember. Most enjoyable was the visit to Burgh Island for lunch, followed by the First Editions experience and Cream Teas at Greenway.

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  • Re: Appointment with death

    @chrisjrock I was trying to find the quote in the novel, but no luck as yet. The clip you provide is where we discover that Raymond Boynton is depressed with life under his onerous stepmother, … (View Post)
  • Re: Curtain

    @neeko Let's see if I can answer your query. The first novel Hastings appears in is The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1916), where it is possible to estimate that he was born in 1886, and although ag… (View Post)
  • Re: Nursery Rhyme Novels

    Can I add to the list: The Market Basing Mystery - 'The rabbit has a pleasant face ...' (Quoted in full by Hastings),  N or M? - 'Goosey Goosey Gander',  How Does Your Garden Grow? - Mary, Mary, Qui… (View Post)
  • Re: Ordeal by Innocence

    Ordeal of Innocence. Comments of the Sarah Phelps adaptation for TV. SPOILER The title is there to describe the troubles of the young children who are protected by an overpowering mother. They a… (View Post)
  • Re: Ordeal by Innocence

    Based on the first of three episodes, it is evident that Sarah Phelps has taken her accustomed darker, sinister approach to the story interpretation. Arthur Calgary prepares to be trod on and suppres… (View Post)