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book review-parker pyne investigates

Wed 03 Aug 2011 10:22:12 | 0 comments
About the Book
The personal ad posed a simple question: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne." The answer is a resounding no for a jealous wife who suspects her husband of infidelity,for a lonely widow driven to assume a new identity,for a distraught mother whose son has been kidnapped,and for the finance of a strangely reclusive bride-to-be. The sort who has a knack for investigating affairs of the heart. He gives the same answer to every single problem and success is the result.
Review
This is a collection of 12 short stories that have as a protagonist Parker Pyne. In the first 6 stories he has an indirect role, as he's only told the cases and then arranges what is necessary to see them to a good end, without him having an active role. In the last 6 stories he has a more active role as in holidays he is approached, on the various places he passes, by his traveller companions to resolve the problems that appear
About the Author

Dame Agatha Christie, DBE, (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), was a British crime writer of novelsshort stories, and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 80 detective novels—especially those featuringHercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple—and her successful West End theatre plays.

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