Philomel Cottage

Philomel Cottage

by Agatha Christie

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Overview

The recently married Alix Martin is obsessed with a recurring dream of her new husband’s murder. Each time she can see the murderer clearly, and it’s the mild-mannered man she had previously been engaged to, taking his revenge. But, what’s worse is that at the end of the dream she thanks the murderer. Perplexed, Alix tries to calm herself by spending time in the garden of her picturesque cottage. But her gardener confuses her further by wishing her well on her trip to London—a trip which Alix knows nothing about. Now Alix is scared: is the gardener imagining things, or is she?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062129826
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Series: Short Story e-book
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
Sales rank: 320,987
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

Home schooling

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Philomel Cottage 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
funbooks2read More than 1 year ago
Wow. The ending of this story was a little bit shocking, to say the least. I did not see that coming! After reading it once I went back to page one and read it again. A very good, very early Agatha Christie story that foreshadowed the great mystery/suspense writer she would become. Some of the language is oldfashioned, like, for example, she used the word “whilst” a lot. That’s a word you don’t read every day! Overall, a good, suspenseful story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Would love to do it as a play
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