Absent in the Spring

Product Number: WEB18334
Released: 24 Apr, 2014
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
ISBN: #9780007534982
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Description

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a loyal wife's discovery of her husband's infidelity. 'The one book that has satisfied me completely - the book I always wanted to write.' Agatha Christie Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself. Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her. Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime for her 80 ingenious crime books and her plays. Writing anonymously as Mary Westmacott, she also wrote about crimes of the heart, a series of six bittersweet novels with a jagged edge, as compelling and memorable as the best of her work.

Genre: Mystery, Crime
Original Publish Date: 24 Apr, 2014

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Narrator(s): Jacqui Crago
Genre: Crime
Product Number OB3996
Released: 05 Jan, 2012
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780007399048

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