The Gentle Art of Murder: The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie

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Index of Novel and Short Story Titles
The ABC Murders,45, 47, 56, 64, 65, 117, 18 120, 124, 151, 154, 159, 164, 166, 181, 193
"Accident," 110
"The Adventure of Johnny Waverly," 187
"The Adventure of the Cheap Flat," 63
"The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding," 18, 140
"The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb," 50
"The Adventure of 'The Western Star'," 57
"The Affair at the Bungalow," 77
"The Affair at the Victory Ball," 92, 156
"The Ambassador's Boots," 147, 185
And Then There Were None,2, 22, 110, 111ā€ 112, 117, 124, 128, 146, 149-150, 169, 181, 199
"The Apples of the Hesperides," 52
Appointment with Death,20, 22, 30, 62, 64, 65, 115-116, 127, 130, 135, 152, 157, 160, 164, 174, 197
"The Arcadian Deer," 65
At Bertram's Hotel,27, 35, 40, 69, 77, 123, 130, 153, 155, 185
"At the Bells and Motley," 95, 97
The Big Four,19, 29, 47, 48, 53, 102, 150, 152, 175, 183, 195
"The Bird with the Broken Wing," 92, 94,192
"The Bloodstained Pavement," 122, 147, 148
"The Blue Geranium," 76
The Body in the Library,19, 28, 69, 70, 71, 72, 77, 116, 118, 122, 125, 140, 149, 160, 165, 171 173, 175, 177
By the Pricking of My Thumbs, 23, 28, 78, 79, 82, 84, 85, 86, 123, 128, 147, 150, 165, 168, 185, 196
"The Capture of Cerberus," 53-54
Cards on the Table,18, 22, 27, 40, 49, 57, 58, 59, 62, 64, 87, 88, 114, 122, 127, 142, 146, 157, 158, 160, 164, 177, 178, 181
A Caribbean Mystery,29, 69, 71, 73, 74, 75, 115, 116, 117, 133, 152, 157, 164, 184
"The Case of the Caretaker," 110, 147
"The Case of the City Clerk," 29, 98, 99
"The Case of the Discontented Husband,"
98,99
"The Case of the Discontented Soldier," 98, 99,176
"The Case of the Distressed Lady," 98, 99, 151
"The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife," 97, 98, 99, 100, 171
"The Case of the Rich Woman," 98, 99, 100
Cat Among the Pigeons,26, 29, 40, 63, 114, 123, 129, 131, 13:3, 136, 153, 171, 187
"The Chocolate Box," 47, 49, 63, 114
"A Christmas Tragedy," 75, 77, 155
The Clocks, 24, 34, 36, 51, 61, 116, 117, 122, 123, 130, 135, 137, 153, 171, 173, 175-176, 181
"The Coming of Mr. Quin," 92, 93, 95, 150, 193
"The Companion," 29, 147, 148
"The Cornish Mystery," 56, 155
"The Cretan Bull," 157
Crooked House,26, 28, 106, 108, 115, 117, 119, 124, 128, 130, 134, 135, 136, 169
Curtain,17,26,28,45,46,48,49,52,54,56,65, 66, 117, 149, 168, 177, 188, 199
"The Dead Harlequin," 93, 95, 150, 151
Dead Man's Folly,26, 28, 31, 34, 57, 59, 65, 116, 117, 122, 127, 130, 156, 164, 187
"Dead Man's Mirror," 62, 64, 115, 135, 147, 148, 150, 155, 168, 187
"Death by Drowning," 77, 128
Death Comes as the End,19, 30, 110, 112, 117, 124, 126, 130, 152, 170
Death in the Clouds, 22, 25, 28, 62, 64, 116, 117 118, 124, 126, 129, 138, 150, 151, 152, 157, 159 160, 173, 175, 176
Death on the Nile,20, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 40 46, 48, 50, 63, 65, 110, 114, 117, 118, 120, 122, 124, 132, 138, 145, 148, 149, 153, 159, 163, 183, 197
"Death on the Nile," 26, 29, 100, 101
"The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim," 61
"The Double Clue," 53, 62
"The Dream," 65, 150
Easy to Kill,28, 87, 88, 91, 116, 117, 121, 127, 128, 130, 138, 145, 146, 162, 163, 164, 166, 172, 197
Elephants Can Remember,40, 116, 128,147, 148, 150, 169, 175, 177, 182, 185, 187
Endless Night, 2, 26, 28, 34, 40, 110, 118, 120, 122,123,128-129,133,147,148,155,161,180, 193
"The Erymanthean Boar," 151
Evil Under the Sun,22, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 63, 113, 114, 121, 122, 129, 130, 138, 147, 148, 152, 155, 159, 160, 171, 200
"The Face of Helen," 92, 94, 96, 157

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  • The Gentle Art of Murder - The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie *
  • Contents *
  • Preface 1
  • Chapter I - Golden Age Detective Fiction: an Introduction to Christie's Genre 4
  • Chapter II - Setting 21
  • Chapter III - Characters 38
  • Chapter IV - Plot 144
  • Chapter V - Devices, Diversions, & Debits 167
  • Chapter VI - Theme 190
  • Chapter VII - The Achievement of Agatha Christie 199
  • Notes 205
  • Bibliography 210
  • Index of Characters 223
  • Index of Novel and Short Story Titles 227
  • Key to Documentation 230
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