Christie_Postern-of-Fate This was Agatha Christie’s farewell to Tommy and Tuppence, the fun-loving Jazz Age adventurers currently back on. Posted in hit on the back of the head, poison by Christie’s Fan . Perhaps it is just simply the fate that this is the last book written by Agatha Christie Mallowan. Postern of Fate, the Desert Gate, Disaster’s Cavern, Fort of Fear. Postern of Fate: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery (Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries ) [Agatha Christie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The fact that we reach the end none the wiser except for ominous pronouncements on the always present nature of evil and the lust for power is also frustrating. There are clues that are never resolved.

Postern of Fate

The Queen of Crime must have let her crown get too tight. Otherwise I think it is one of Christies worst ever stories.

In her 80s at the time, she wheeled this one out, her characters are addicted to reverie. This story was just an o.

Gave the whole show away politically. And knowing this, made reading the book rather sad. Rumours have it that Jordan was a governess and a German spy before the outbreak of the First World War.

I understand it was the writer’s last book, and she was super old and probably senile. Christie’s style remains similarly charming. I know what you mean about it, in fact I always thought it would have agztha a terrific if terribly niche miniseries as a sort of gentle Twin Peaks a la mode.


Yes, I think so. Fisher 30 March at So, with all these points against it, do I regret reading it? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Retrieved from ” http: The Millers had two other children: Postern of Fate has been criticized as of lower quality than the postegn of Christie’s output.

She’s my kind of woman.

We learn that Tuppence and Tommy’s twin daughter Deborah is now mother of twins herself, that the adopted daughter Betty lives in Kenya and that the wife of Albert, the loyal valet, has recently died.

I also enjoyed N or M. There are endless vague conversations about the past that regurgitate the few plot points already established that Mary Jordan may have been a spy about to expose high-ranking men in British intelligence and was probably poisoned and that a young boy in the household where she was staying found out about it. Mary Jordan did not agafha naturally Book 12 in my Agatha Christie Challenge saw me explore the author’s 74th detective novel and my first full length Tommy and Tuppence Prudence Beresford story.

As they start to get settled in their new hou Postern of Fate was Dame Agatha’s last book.


It is the last novel Christie wrote, but not the last to be published. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Sep 24, Sahar keshmiri rated it liked it Shelves: If this was being dictated — she was not aware of how much repetition was occuring — the maddening lack of answers — why was the shed called KK?

In the process of redoing the place, Tuppence comes across a book in which the book owner had inscribed a code. I finished it on fats, but I’m donating my copy back to Goodwill. Thanks Steve — I think one should only come to this last. Miss Marple was sharp to the last–too bad Tuppence couldn’t manage the same.

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His poems were influenced by a certain literary style of French poetry — Parnassianism. The business about spinach was recycled from an earlier novel, and I’ve never heard of a census that required you to list anyone who is sleeping under your roof on a given date, even if it’s just the aftermath of a fae. Then lines after lines of conversations with myriad characters; tales retold and recalled in which truths and chrstie are intertwined.