How do you say goodbye to a beloved detective? Agatha Christie, of course, made a mystery out of it.
Thanks to my guest, Mark Aldridge. You can find out more about his work at markaldridge.info and order a copy of his new book, Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World, from all good booksellers.
Spoiler warning: there are major spoilers for Curtain and Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie in this episode.
Books mentioned and other sources:
— Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
— Curtain by Agatha Christie
— The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
— The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
— The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie
— The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
— An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
— Evil Under The Sun by Agatha Christie
— Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
— The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
— The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie
— Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie
— Agatha Christie’s Complete Secret Notebooks by John Curran
— The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie
— Taken at the Flood by Agatha Christie
— Nemesis by Agatha Christie
— Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
— Postern of Fate by Agatha Christie
— Cover Her Face by P.D. James
— The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
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