A few years ago, I had the unbelievable good fortune of working on the film sets of both Poirot and Miss Marple. I stumbled into this as an unexpected consequence of my time spent as a tour guide and House deputy at the triumphantly gothic Knebworth House. The building's uniquely turreted, gargoyled exterior has secured its position as … Continue reading The Genius Of Agatha Christie: 99 Years On
As a genre, crime fiction is perhaps one of the most divisive. For those who relegate their murder mystery volumes - likely acquired through the generous condescension of an ancient relative - to the darkest and least-visited corners of the bookshelf, understanding a love for the genre is problematic. I avoided crime fiction with an … Continue reading Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
Over to one of the greatest mystery writers of all time (and, more importantly, creator of Hercule Poirot's epic moustache)... Have a wonderful week!