While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. On the rocks below he finds a crumpled body of a dying man. With his final breath the man says, "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Haunted by these words, Bobby sets out to solve the mystery.
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AGATHA CHRISTIE is the world's best known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 80 novels and short story collections, as well as 14 plays, one of which, The Mousetrap, is the longest-running play in history. Two of the characters she created, the brilliant little Belgian Hercule Poirot and the irrepressible and relentless Miss Marple, went on to become world-famous detectives. Both have been widely dramatized in feature films and made-for-TV movies.
Agatha Christie also wrote under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. As well, she wrote four non-fiction books including an autobiography and an entertaining account of the many expeditions she shared with her archaeologist husband, Sir Max Mallowan.
Agatha Christie died in 1976.About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
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Book Description Collins Crime, 1968. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94239067
Book Description Collins, for the Crime Club, 1979. Reprinted. Murder Mystery in the Greenwood Edition. 288 pages. Ex library, with edges showing use. Usual label and stamps, titles ticked, some staining.Red boards. Jacket design by Caroline Reeves. With some wear, but now in protective sleeve. G/G. Greenwood Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 9797
Book Description Collins / CRIME CLUB, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Kenneth Farnhill, Griselda Greaves (illustrator). First Edition. Book is in good solid condition.DJ is price clipped and has light wear around the top edge.Unfortunately,it also has quite a bit of wear and closed tears around the bottom edge. No. Bookseller Inventory # 8174
Book Description Collins Crime Club Greenway Edition, GB, 1978. Hardback. Book Condition: nrFine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+ DW. Reprint Thus. DW features triple fish design. Book is in nearly fine condition with only slightest signs of wear and/or age. Dustwrapper/dustjacket is in very good plus condition with very minor signs of wear and/or age. Bookseller Inventory # kb650B.986
Book Description Collins, London, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good in Mylar Sleeve. Reprint. 8 X 5 1/2". A firm book. D/j plastic coating is starting to de-laminate, otherwise OK. Scan available. Bookseller Inventory # 019256