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Agatha Christie (author), L.M.A. Vuerhard (translator)
Acht korte verhalen rond het thema moord.
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Author
Agatha Christie
Translator
L.M.A. Vuerhard
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The witness for the prosecution
Publisher
[Amsterdam]: The House of Books, © 2017 | Other editions
170 p.
ISBN
9789044352795 (paperback)

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Een bundel met acht verhalen van kwaliteit, waarin het thema moord is. De hoofdpersonen zijn mensen met spiritistische gaven, gespleten persoonlijkheden en psychiaters. Het titelverhaal is: 'Witness for the prosecution' dat eerder als toneelstuk verscheen en later verfilmd werd door Billy Wilder. Evenals in de detectives van de bekende schrijfster ook hier knap opgebouwde intriges.

About Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

Christie was born into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon, and was largely home-schooled. She was initially an unsuccessful writer with six consecutive rejections, but this changed in 1920 when The Myst…Read more on Wikipedia