By the Pricking of my Thumbs (The Christie Collection)

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9780006165705: By the Pricking of my Thumbs (The Christie Collection)

When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors. But when the other residents talk of a poisoned mushroom stew and something behind the fireplace, they begin to tkae notice.

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'All beautifully plotted in the way that Mrs Christie is famous for. The title is from Macbeth: 'By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.' Wicked indeed!' Best Sellers

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While visiting Tommy's Aunt Ada at Sunny Ridge nursing home, Tuppence encounters some odd residents including Mrs Lancaster who mystifies her with talk about 'your poor child' and 'something behind the fireplace'. When Aunt Ada dies a few weeks later she leaves Tommy and Tuppence a painting. Tuppence is sure she has seen the house in it before, a recognition that takes her on a dangerous adventure involving a missing tombstone, diamond smuggling and a horrible discovery of what Mrs Lancaster was talking about.

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Christie, Agatha
Published by HARPERCOLLINS (1984)
ISBN 10: 0006165702 ISBN 13: 9780006165705
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6165702

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