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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #120600: Agatha Christie
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    1. From 1920, Agatha Christie is one of the most prolific authors of .

    2. She imagines murders with little violence choosing rather than gunshots or bladed weapons.

    3. The often has a unity of place like a train, a boat, an isle or a castle,

    4. where original live together such a rich heir, a greedy nurse or a colonel coming back from India.

    5. Agatha Christie sows all along the novel.

    6. Like that, Scotland Yard who conducts the and the reader suspect successivily the characters one after the other,

    7. but without conclusive !

    8. Agatha Christie has a brainwave ! She creates her Belgian hero, detective, Hercule Poirot.

    9. He searches the least detail : alibi, , fingerprints, etc. to know who takes advantage of the crime.

    10. For half a century, Hercule Poirot has resolved the through his 'little grey cells', with much perspicacity and deduction.

    11. He gathers the protagonists and demonstrates his theory, excluding one by one the ,

    12. and finally confounds the .

    13. Some years later, a second character sees the light of day, Miss Marple, a old miss who has nothing to be envious of Hercule Poirot.

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