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    We have a fantastic selection of Agatha Christie books to give away - some facsimiles, hardbacks and paperbacks. Just solve the simple puzzle below and be in with a chance to win! Entries by 2nd December 2013 please.

    And, be sure to check out this huge collection of Christie classics!

    Update -- winner: Paolo Dorigatti

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Adam Adam

    Categories: competition, collection, crime, Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

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    1. Norman bell's avatar Norman bell

      Agatha Christie novels are my favourites. Always try to guess who the murderer is but I am never a 100 percent right. What a surprise Xmas present for my mam.

      Posted Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:04
    2. Margaret J Moppett's avatar Margaret J Moppett

      Time for my teenage granddaughters to become acquainted with some Christie classics.

      Posted Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:28
    3. Harini Knight's avatar Harini Knight

      I am a big fan -read most of her books in highschool borrowed from libraries. Would love to own this set to share with daughter when older for her to enjoy too.

      Posted Mon, 18 Nov 2013 03:50
    4. sissy's avatar sissy

      Pick meeee!...Pick meeee!....Pick meeee!... please!!!!!

      Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:57
    5. Bota Bianca's avatar Bota Bianca

      It would be amazing to have them! I really like Agatha Christie, though I've never read her in English. Translations in Romanian are good and those in German even better. I would love to read them in English too :)

      Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:44
    6. Drago Barukcic's avatar Drago Barukcic

      This is awesome! I hope I will get it!

      Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 05:39
    7. tamara ibaceta's avatar tamara ibaceta

      Pick meeee! hahahaha

      Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 01:42
    8. Helen Best's avatar Helen Best

      All my Agatha Christie copies are 35-40 years old and falling apart! I need a new set!! Pretty please!

      Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 02:32
    9. Sonia's avatar Sonia

      I would love to win these!

      Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:16
    10. Sonia's avatar Sonia

      I would love to win these!

      Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:15
    11. Crystal's avatar Crystal

      I love Agatha Christie! Hope I win this competition.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:48
    12. Zuzana Bocanski's avatar Zuzana Bocanski

      I never wanted to win anything more in my life than these book. I love Agatha, I have about 15 of her book. They are the only ones that can absolutely take up my attention from beginning to end, and always keep you guessing and using your "little grey cells". I'll keep my fingers crossed and just hope that I'll finally win a competition for the first time.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:04
    13. Rachel Lavery's avatar Rachel Lavery

      Oh this is exciting! I lost ALL my books (along with everything else) in the Alberta floods this past summer. This prize would be an excellent start in rebuilding my Christie mysteries.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:52
    14. Robert A Bruce's avatar Robert A Bruce

      Thrilling novels. I would love to win these terrific books !

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:31
    15. Leong Jing Yi's avatar Leong Jing Yi

      I am such a huge fan of Agatha Christie! Just love how her stories are written. Hope i'll win!

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:37
    16. April Hollingworth's avatar April Hollingworth

      I love Agatha Christie. I like to try and solve the cases in her books but I just don't manage it most of the times.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:38
    17. Olga Mavroudis's avatar Olga Mavroudis

      I started reading Agatha Christie in high school & look forward to revisiting her works if I'm lucky enough to win.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:34
    18. Veronika Kaysina's avatar Veronika Kaysina

      It is thanks to Agatha Christie that I love to read! And reading her books in English... well, it would be great!

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:09
    19. Jenine Westerburg's avatar Jenine Westerburg

      To answer this question I went to my bookshelf where I have every single Christie crime novel, some of them first editions, shelved in publication order! If I was fortunate enough to win this beautiful collection I would donate it to raise money for charity :)

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 06:57
    20. Pauline Watson's avatar Pauline Watson

      Read my first Agatha Christie in my teens, now in my 50's and still enjoy them!! This would be a tremendous addition to our home library.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 06:55
    21. Stephanie Hodge's avatar Stephanie Hodge

      If i am lucky enough to win this set, it's going to be my mothers Christmas present! She adores Agatha Christie and has brought me up on her! We even had the chance to visit "Miss Marples Tea Rooms" in Sassafras Victoria! A definite treat for any fan of Agatha! :D

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:33
    22. Iona Murray's avatar Iona Murray

      Seriously LOVE Agatha Christie books!! My favourite author by far. Would be a dream to win this competition!

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:00
    23. Janita Khalife's avatar Janita Khalife

      I grew up on Agatha Christie who created my interest in crime/mystery fiction. Great memories!

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 03:58
    24. Kathleen's avatar Kathleen

      Love her books, but know I won't win. Never win anything. Kathy

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:18
    25. Elizabeth Disney's avatar Elizabeth Disney

      I really enjoy Agatha Christie's works. I would certainly spend many very happy hours reading and rereading this collection if I were to win.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:06

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