The secret adversary [electronic resource] / Agatha Christie.
- ISBN: 9781775418603 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 177541860X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (457 p.)
- Publisher: [Auckland] : Floating Press, c2010.
|General Note:|| Title from PDF title page (viewed Feb. 11, 2011).
"First published in 1922"--P. 2.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The Young Adventurers, Ltd -- Mr. Whittington's offer -- A set back -- Who is Jane Finn? -- Mr. Julius P. Hersheimmer -- A plan of campaign -- The house in Soho -- The adventures of Tommy -- Tuppence enters domestic service -- Enter Sir James Peel Edgerton -- Julius tells a story -- A friend in need -- The vigil -- A consultation -- Tuppence receives a proposal -- Further adventures of Tommy -- Annette -- The telegram -- Jane Finn -- Too late -- Tommy makes a discovery -- In Downing Street -- A race against time -- Julius takes a hand -- Jane's story -- Mr. Brown -- A supper party at the Savoy -- And after.
|Summary, etc.:|| A must-read for fans of stories from the Golden Age of detective fiction, The secret adversary is Agatha Christie at her finest. In the midst of spinning an engrossing tale of adventure and international intrigue, Christie uses the novel to introduce the characters Tommy and Tuppence, both of whom figure in many of her books and short stories.
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