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A Daughter's a Daughter and Other Novels (Also The Burden and Unfinished Portrait)

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Finally Available Again--Three Classic Novels by Agatha Christie writing as Mary Westmacott

First published between 1930 and 1956, the six novels written by Agatha Christie under the name Mary Westmacott, regarded by some as the writer's finest work, show a very different side of her talent. What they share with her other fiction is Christie's gift for sharp observations ab
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Paperback, 617 pages
Published December 12th 2001 by Minotaur Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Elizabeth Williams
Apr 11, 2009 Elizabeth Williams rated it it was amazing
Agatha Christie is known for her mystery stories, which contain amazing plots and cardboard, characterless characters. She wrote tons of these books, and you have to be careful at the bookstore since most have two or three published titles- you'll easily buy multiple copies and not even know it until you start reading.

However, her books written under the pen name of "Mary Westmacott" are very different. She probes deeply into the inner life of these characters, and plot takes a backseat to the m
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Peggy
Jan 06, 2016 Peggy rated it it was amazing
A Daughter's A Daughter is a sad tale. Lives so messed up. I wonder what Agatha Christie was going through.
Reading Unfinished Portrait now.
Will read The Burden next.
Jimmie
Aug 06, 2012 Jimmie rated it liked it
Interesting character study. Very different from Christie's crime literature.
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