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Death Comes as the End By Agatha Christie

Death Comes as the End
by Agatha Christie

A novel of anger, jealousy, betrayal and murder in 2000 BC

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Death Comes as the End Summary


Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie

A novel of anger, jealousy, betrayal and murder in 2000 BC

It is Egypt, 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a Ka-priest. Young, beautiful and venomous, most agree that she deserved to die like a snake.
Yet Renisenb, the priest's daughter, believes that the woman's death was not fate, but murder. Increasingly, she becomes convinced that the source of evil lurks within her own father's household.

As the wife of an eminent archaeologist, Agatha Christie took part in several expeditions to the Middle East. Drawing upon this experience and exhaustive research, she wrote this serial killer mystery laid in Egypt 4000 years ago.

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Death Comes as the End Reviews


"Startlingly new... my already insensate admiration for her leaps even higher." Observer

"More realistic than many a thriller-writer's idea of London." Evening Standard

"A fascinating problem... baffling the most perspicacious reader." Scotsman

"A decided novelty - startling in all directions." Weekly Book Review

"As ingenious and baffling as ever." Daily Sketch

About Agatha Christie


Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.

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GOR001230335
Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2001-10-15
336
0007128673
9780007128679
N/A
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