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Spider’s Web: Novelisation (Agatha Christie Collection) By Agatha Christie

Spider’s Web: Novelisation (Agatha Christie Collection)
by Agatha Christie

Clarissa, the wife of a Foreign Office diplomat, is given to daydreaming. "Supposing I were to come down one morning and find a dead body in the library, what should I do?", she muses. Clarissa soon has her chance to find out when she discovers a body in the drawing-room of her house in Kent.
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Spider’s Web: Novelisation Summary


A new 'Christie for Christmas' -- a full-length novel adapted from her acclaimed play by Charles Osborne Following BLACK COFFEE and THE UNEXPECTED GUEST comes the final Agatha Christie play novelisation, bringing her superb storytelling to a new legion of fans. Clarissa, the wife of a Foreign Office diplomat, is given to daydreaming. 'Supposing I were to come down one morning and find a dead body in the library, what should I do?' she muses. Clarissa has her chance to find out when she discovers a body in the drawing-room of her house in Kent. Desperate to dispose of the body before her husband comes home with an important foreign politician, Clarissa persuades her three house guests to become accessories and accomplices. It seems that the murdered man was not unknown to certain members of the house party (but which ones?), and the search begins for the murderer and the motive, while at the same time trying to persuade a police inspector that there has been no murder at all...SPIDER'S WEB was written in 1954 specifically for Margaret Lockwood and opened first at the Theatre Royal Nottingham before moving to the Savoy Theatre in London on 14 December 1954. With THE MOUSETRAP and WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, there were now three successful plays running simultaneously in London that Christmas. A film was made in 1960, and it is currently under option for a possible feature film within the next two years.

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Sku
GOR001723326
Title
Spider’s Web: Novelisation (Agatha Christie Collection)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
256
ISBN 10
0002261987
ISBN 13
9780002261982
Prizes
N/A
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