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The secret adversary: a Tommy and Tuppence mystery [electronic resource] / Agatha Christie.

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 (Author). Larkin, Alison. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781509498451 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1509498451 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 55 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : British Classic Audio : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Alison Larkin.
Summary, etc.: Award-winning narrator Alison Larkin's reading of Agatha Christie's second novel, The Secret Adversary, set in London in 1919, received glowing reviews.. Publishers Weekly said "her performance captures that sense of carefree enthusiasm for life before the crash. Her reading is champagne bubbly and engaging throughout. A jaunty, jolly good listen." "Alison Larkin's crisp, clear narration helps to conjure up the feeling of a bygone era when the class system was at the core of British society. The result is an easy listen of a classic tale of detection." Audiofile Magazine. The Great War is over, and the roaring '20s are just on the horizon in London. Tommy and Tuppence are charming, broke and in desperate need of work. They decide to set up Young Adventurers Ltd. -"willing to do anything, go anywhere." They are soon caught up in a dastardly plot to overthrow the government.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Great Britain. MI5 > Fiction.
Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > Fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Treaties > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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