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Problem at Pollensa Bay (Hercule Poirot)

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Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne
The Second Gong - Poirot
Yellow Iris - Poirot
The Harlequin Tea Set - Harley Quin
The Regatta Mystery - Parker Pyne
The Love Detectives - Harley Quin
Next To A Dog - Romance
Magnolia Blossom - Romance
Published August 1st 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published January 1st 1985)
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Agatas Kristi detektīvromānos galvenais personāžs ir Herkuls Puaro. Tieši šajā viņas grāmatā ar nosaukumu „Problēma Polensas līcī” ir ne tikai stāstīts par šo problēmu, bet arī par vairākiem citiem notikumiem. Gandrīz visos stāstos Herkulu Puaro atrisināt visas mīklas pamudina viņa ziņkārība. Tā kā viņš dzīvo Francijā, tad arī visi notikumi risinās tur.
Kā jau minēju, šajā stāstu grāmatā ir dažādi stāsti ar dažādiem notikumiem, taču tiem ir kopīgas iezīmes. Piemēram, viena no tām ir tāda, ka H
This is a collection of short stories including some featuring Hercule Poirot, a Parker Pyne story and some Mr Satterthwaite and Harley Quinn stories as well as a couple which don’t feature any of the author’s regular detectives. I particularly enjoyed the Harley Quinn stories as they always have that extra dimension as well as being mysteries.

I particularly enjoyed the last story in the collection ‘Magnolia Blossom’ which caused me to reach for the tissues. It certainly shows human nature in t
Catherine Ryan
Rather a mish-mash of eight short stories which don't really have much to do with each other. Two Poirots, two "Harley Quin and Mr Satterthwaite", two Parker Pyne and two short stories with no main detective. I think I enjoyed "The Harlequin tea set" the most
This was a bit of a mixed bag. There were eight short stories, some better than others. I was disappointed that they were not all Poirot, some of Christie's other detective characters just don't measure up to him.
Did anyone else notice the sexual tension between Mr Satterthwaite and Harley Quinn?
February Four
Some of these stories are far ramblier than others (the one with Mr Satterwaite comes immediately to mind.) However, I did like Problem at Pollensa Bay and Yellow Iris. Some of the stories aren't actually mysteries, but I suppose coming to the end of the series (with Poirot in only one story, and even then a story I've already read before) I should get used to Mr. Parker Pyne and a whole lot of other people I've never met before. (Why on earth is this book in the Hercule Poirot series? For that ...more
La Mala *only happy when it rains*
El primer libro entero que leí en mi vida (a los diez años, y sin contar los cuentos para niños y los libros de la serie Escalofríos de R.L. STINE XD).

Miren, intacto! (Pero, adentro, lleno de arena de playa de hace casi quince años)

Parker Pyne era mi detective favorito.

Agatha Christie's short fiction is very different to her novels. I'm not sure if she was just experimenting, but some of these stories are very weird. The book is worth a read because, as the stories span decades of her career, they provide an interesting overview of her changing style.
Ahmad Sharabiani
Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne
The Second Gong - Poirot
Yellow Iris - Poirot
The Harlequin Tea Set - Harley Quin
The Regatta Mystery - Parker Pyne
The Love Detectives - Harley Quin
Next To A Dog - Romance
Magnolia Blossom - Romanc
My first meeting with Mr Satterwaite and Harley Quin. I must say it was quite a supernatural and weird meeting.
This is a collection of short stories as follows:

Problem at Pollensa Bay (Parker Pyne)
The Second Gong (Hercule Poirot)
Yellow Iris (Hercule Poirot)
The Harlequin Tea Set (Mr Satterthwaite and Harley Quin)
The Regatta Mystery (Parker Pyne)
The Love Detectives (Mr Satterthwaite and Harley Quin)
Next to a Dog
Magnolia Blossom

Though I enjoyed it, a few of the stories were mere re-runs or formulas. The two Parker Pynes present nothing new or interesting. Yellow Iris is the same plot as Sparkling Cyanide, a
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I didn't realise till i started the book that it's 8 short stories. Some work better than others & my favpourites were the ones with Hercule Poirot & Parker Pyne. I do enjoy Agatha Christie though, i love the period her books are set in i could quite see myself motoring up to London, dressing for dinner & even cruising round the med. Compared to modern crime novels the murders are quite tame, no blood & gore or murdered prostitutes but even so they are real page turners & i n ...more
Quizás no sea justa con la puntuación que le he dado, pero me sigo confirmando en que las antologías e historias cortas no son lo mío: me siento estafada, me parece que me falta chicha, ya que en su inmensa mayoría se precipita el desenlace.
En este caso nos encontramos con 9 historias protagonizadas por los personajes emblemáticos de la señora Christie, siendo los mejores relatos los protagonizados por Poirot, a la sazón el de los tres el que más me ha gustado siempre y los peores los de Parker
I enjoyed about half of these short stories. The ones with Parker Pyme and Poirot were, as always, entertaining. However, the last two stories in the collection were not mysteries. They were simply short stories, perhaps they could be classified as romances, and one of them was quite depressing. So really, four out of the collection were good.
This is another book served as Agatha's anthology for her 3 detectives; Poirot, Parker Pyne and Harley Quin. Eight different theme of stories with various ending. Few ended with happily ever after, one or two dead and the rest were still floating with mysteries.
Estefânia Botelho
Mais um policial excelente da rainha do crime!
É um livro com diferentes contos, cada um com um determinado investigador. Temos assim: Hercule Poirot, Mr. Quin, Parker Pyne, entre outros. Ficou a faltar a inigualável Miss Marple!
É interessante ver como os diferentes detectives actuam para descortinar um determinado crime ou delito, as suas formas de pensar e agir.
Sempre com um toque de humor e também de realismo, Agatha Christie consegue, mais uma vez, despertar o interesse pelo crime como mais n
Yogi Saputro
Membosankaaaan. 80% basa-basi antara karakter, 15% kasus kriminal, dan 5% penyelesaian yang mendadak. Saya sudah bosan di bagian basa-basinya sampai penyelesaian yang brilian dari Agatha Christie pun sudah nggak menarik.
Another short story collection from Christie, but this one includes a lot of stories that have been included in previous collections I've read. Of the five new stories in this collection I enjoyed the two Satterthwaite and Quin stories the best although I did find it interesting to read Yellow Iris, the short story that Christie later edited and expanded to become Sparkling Cyanide. The latter two stories in the collection were not mysteries so much as human stories and I have to confess that Ne ...more
Eight Agatha Christie short stories, some old favourites, some new to me. The only thing missing was that neither Tommy and Tuppence nor Miss Marple were included. However, Mr Satterthwaite and his mysterious friend Mr. Harley Quin make two appearances, and Mr. Parker Pyne is featured in two, as is everyones beloved H. Poirot.

Stories that I had never seen before are Next to a Dog and Magnolia Blossom. These two stories are more about human nature and do not have a need for a person to come in an
Next to a dog is a gem for dog people :)
I love Agatha's short stories, not even murder needed.
Some good moments but overall disappointing.
Matthew Hodge
A collection of six short stories including a Poirot, a Parker Pyne, two slightly surreal Harley Quin stories and two other random tales.

The Pyne was a comedic mystery with a twist, and the Quin tales are quaintly supernatural but on the whole, it's an enjoyable read but not top of the Christie list.
sejak buku-buku Miss Marple mendarat ditangankuh (dapet minjem dan lupa sejak kapan), buku ini yang pertama kali dibaca.

kesannya sih satu kata: menyebalkan!. sebagian kecil tebakanku salah (=D =D). "Kok bisa gitu sih?", Alurnya agak mudah ditebak tapi akhirnya-mun kata orang sunda mah- meuleug!.

Bukunya gak akan Kureview sih, ini baru awalan dari buku-buku Miss Marple yang sudah kubaca. Berikutnya, akan aku beberkan hasil analisis dari pembacaan buku-buku mbak Agatha Christie ini.
Anna Serra i Vidal
I read one short story a day, and then for no reason I stopped and forgot about it. And all of a sudden I remembered about it and read the rest of it in one day.
Agatha Christie is no big surprise for me. I read it and reread it while I was a child because it was the only section of the "adult" library I was aloud to go unsupervised. And I took every chance to check them out and read and reread.
It's a pleasure sometimes, to revisit ones childhood.
Isnaini Nuri
Sebagian besar, ehmm bukan,,,keseluruhan cerita dalam buku ini berhubungan dengan masalah percintaan meskipun unsur misteri dan psikologi tetap masih ada...but it's rather out of my expectation,,
A collection of stories that I had mostly read before in other books. These aren't the best of Agatha's short stories but they are still entertaining.
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