jeudi 17 mai 2018

Incipits: Christie, At Bertram's Hotel (1965)



In the heart of the West End, there are many quiet pockets, unknown to almost all but taxi drivers who traverse them with expert knowledge, and arrive triumphantly thereby at Park Lane, Berkeley Square or South Audley Street.


Agatha CHRISTIE, At Bertram's Hotel (1965).


jeudi 10 mai 2018

Incipits: Christie, Sleeping Murder (1976)



Gwenda Reed stood, shivering a little, on the quayside.


Agatha CHRISTIE, Sleeping Murder (1976).


jeudi 3 mai 2018

Incipits: Christie, Nemesis (1971)



In the afternoons it was the customs of Miss Jane Marple to unfold her second newspaper.


Agatha CHRISTIE, Nemesis (1971).


jeudi 26 avril 2018

Incipits: Christie, The Plymouth Express (1923)



Alec Simpson, RN, stepped from the platform at Newton Abbot into a first-class compartment of the Plymouth Express.


Agatha CHRISTIE, The Plymouth Express (1923).


jeudi 19 avril 2018

Incipits: Christie, The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim (1923)



Poirot and I were expecting our old friend Inspector Japp of Scotland Yard to tea.


Agatha CHRISTIE, The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim (1923).


jeudi 12 avril 2018

Incipits: Christie, The King of Clubs (1923)



'Truth,' I observed, laying aside the Daily Newsmonger, 'is stranger than fiction!'


Agatha CHRISTIE, The King of Clubs (1923).


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