Parker Pyne Investigates
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Parker Pyne Investigates : A Parker Pyne Collection

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Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates--short stories of crime and detection featuring Parker Pyne, certainly one of the most unconventional private investigators ever to pursue a hot lead.

Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in the Times that read: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne."

Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr. Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just his intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, traveling the globe to solve and undo crime and misdemeanor.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 135 x 201 x 18mm | 204g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062074407
  • 9780062074409
  • 438,419

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Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in the Times that read: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne."

Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr. Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just his intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, traveling the globe to solve and undo crime and misdemeanor.
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Review quote

"Agatha Christie will continue to fascinate readers long after the next generation of scientific gadgets comes along and renders today's clever CSI techniques laughable."--James Grippando, New York Times bestselling author
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12,106 ratings
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