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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Sep 30, 2019 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Originally published: Collins, 1953
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Sep 6, 2019 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Berkley Books; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Also published as The Tuesday Club murders."
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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Nov 26, 2018 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Styles Court, a magnificent country estate, should have been left to John Cavendish, but instead was left to his stepmother Emily, who promptly married a fortune hunter ... and promptly met her death!
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Topics: Mystery & Detective - General, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious...
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Nov 15, 2018 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The adventure of "The western star" -- The tragedy at Marsdon manor -- The adventure of the cheap flat -- The mystery of Hunter's lodge -- A million dollar bond robbery -- The adventure of the Egyptian tomb -- The jewel robbery at the Grand Metropolitan -- The kidnapped prime minister -- The disappearance of Mr. Davenhelm -- The adventure of the Italian nobleman -- The case of the missing will -- The veiled lady -- The lost mine -- The chocolate box
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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Feb 11, 2018 Osborne, Charles, 1927-; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Black coffee
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A novel based on a 1930s play in which detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a British scientist and the theft of his formula for an atomic explosive. Suspects range from his son, heavily in debt, to an Italian lady spy
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Defense information, Classified, Private investigators
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Jan 23, 2018 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Jan 22, 2018 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Short stories
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A Dell book
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The secret adversary -- The murder of Roger Ackroyd -- The boomerang clue -- The moving finger -- Death comes as the end
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Bantam book."
Topics: Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character), Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character), Private...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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In ancient Egypt, a long widowed landowner brings the beautiful young woman with whom he has fallen in love to his home, and she quickly upsets the household by manipulating a series of confrontations that so enrage her lover that he threatens to disinherit his children in her favor
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976, author
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Flighty but good-hearted Victoria Jones craves love, intrigue, and adventure. She strikes gold in Edward, a handsome and mysterious traveler whom she's vowed to follow to the ends of the earth. Yet no whirlwind affair can prepare Victoria for what unfolds once she lands in Baghdad. Not a day in Edward's shadow, and she hears whispered warnings of danger and witnesses the murder of a secret agent in her hotel room. And when she discovers that a romantic rival for Edward's affection has arranged...
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A story of a Catholic priest who was murdered after hearing a dying woman's confession. On his body was discovered a list of names, mysterious in that the people had nothing in common; yet, Mark Easterbrook came to discover a connection upon investigation
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Fiction in English 1900-1945 Texts
Source: inlibrary
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"I like a good detective story, but they begin in the wrong place! They begin with the murder. But the murder is the end. The story begins long before that." So remarks esteemed criminologist Mr. Treves. Truer words have never been spoken, for a psychopathic killer has insinuated himself , with cunning manipulation, into a quiet village on the river Tern. But who is his intended victim? What are his unfathomable motives? And how and when will he reach the point of murder...the zero...
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Miss Marple mystery"--Cover
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The smuggled jewels of a Middle East sheik, revolution in Ramat, and murder at an exclusive English girls' school hold a curious connection for detective Hercule Poirot
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Boarding schools
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?" So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to the curious photo: Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most-talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? Any why is Miss Marple fearing for her own...
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Fiction in English 1900-1945 Texts
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A story of murder in the village of King's Abbot, and the power of guilt that brings the story to conclusion
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Large type books, Detective and...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Hercule Poirot murder mystery."
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Cover artwork copyright c1986
Topics: Private investigators, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Belgians, Belgians, Poirot, Hercule...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Original British title: The mirror crack'd from side to side
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Romance Ingles
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; American Popular Literature Collection. IDeKN
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Included in the APL Collection because of the number of American editions published
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The edge -- The actress -- While the light lasts -- The house of dreams -- The lonely god -- Manx gold -- Within the wall -- The mystery of the Spanish chest -- The harlequin tea set
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, English, Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book, 18692."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; American Popular Literature Collection. IDeKN
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"A Dell mystery."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Hercule Poirot novel."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"First Pocket Book printing March, 1940."
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Belgians, Detective and mystery...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Also published as Easy to kill
Topic: Serial murder investigation
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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On cover: A Jane Marple murder mystery
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
A pocket full of rye -- Hickory dickory death -- The crooked house
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The Tuesday club murders. The Tuesday night club ; The idol house of Astarte ; Ingots of gold ; The bloodstained pavement ; Motive v. opportunity ; The thumbmark of St. Peter ; The blue geranium ; The companion ; The four suspects ; A Christmas tragedy ; The herb of death ; The affair at the bungalow ; Death by drowning -- The regatta mystery. Miss Marple tells a story -- Three blind mice. Strange jest ; The case of the perfect maid ; The case of the caretaker ; Tape-measure murder -- Double...
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Poirot classic in large print"--Jacket
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Private...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Witness for the prosecution.--The red signal.--The fourth man.--S.O.S.--Where there's a will.--The mystery of the blue jar.--Philomel cottage.--Accident.--The second gong
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Thirteen at dinner; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Murder on the Orient Express; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. ABC murders; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Cards on the table; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Death on the Nile; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Murder on the Calais coach
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Reprint of works originally copyrighted 1933-1937
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; American Popular Literature Collection. IDeKN
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"A Dell Mystery."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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After receiving a disturbing message at a seance, retired Major Burnaby goes to check on an old friend. He finds Captain Trevelyan murdered. But who did it?
Topics: Murder, Murder
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secrey affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study, but not before receiving a letter identifying the widow's blackmailer. Kings Abbot is crawling with suspects and it's up to famous detective, Hercule Poirot, to solve the case
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
Source: inlibrary
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: English drama
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories,...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A Bantam Book ; 10706-2
Topics: Thrillers, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Fiction, Mystery & Detective - General,...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Also published as: Poirot loses a client."
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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The Tuesday club murders. The Tuesday night club ; The idol house of Astarte ; Ingots of gold ; The bloodstained pavement ; Motive v. opportunity ; The thumbmark of St. Peter ; The blue geranium ; The companion ; The four suspects ; A Christmas tragedy ; The herb of death ; The affair at the bungalow ; Death by drowning -- The regatta mystery. Miss Marple tells a story -- Three blind mice. Strange jest ; The case of the perfect maid ; The case of the caretaker ; Tape-measure murder -- Double...
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Formerly titled Murder in the Calais coach
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Orient Express (Express train)
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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In a suicide's room, seven clocks tick ominously, and the last words of a dying friend are "seven dials." The enigmatic sevens lead Jimmy Thesiger and his dashing cohort "Bundle" Brent to a Soho club. There they learn of the Seven Dials Society: seven masked conspirators who meet in a secret room to talk about stealing scientific secrets and hushing up murder
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Large type books
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"Original British title: Hickory, dickory, dock."
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A Berkley mystery
Topic: Villages
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Also published as The Boomerang clue
Topics: Mystery & Detective - General, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General, Fiction, Fiction -...
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Published by arrangement with Dodd, Mead & Co."
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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- Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Marple, Jane (Fictitious character)