|23 November 2016|
Most readers of this column would know that this isn’t essentially a review column, but more a space where I recommend interesting reads within a broad remit of detective/ mystery fiction. Since discovery is the primary objective, applecarts remain mostly unharmed. Let me, however, push the envelope a little today. Below are three stories / novels from the grand dame of detective fiction, Agatha Christie, which are rather unheralded, but I think are absolutely brilliant; three others, which are praised to the high heavens, but which do not really stand out, in my humble opinion; and three others, which deserve every bit of the mighty praise they get.