The Secret Adversary
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West Margin Press, 2020.
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Agatha Christie., & Agatha Christie|AUTHOR. (2020). The Secret Adversary. West Margin Press.

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Agatha Christie and Agatha Christie|AUTHOR. 2020. The Secret Adversary. West Margin Press.

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Agatha Christie, and Agatha Christie|AUTHOR. The Secret Adversary. West Margin Press, 2020. Web.

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Tommy Beresford and "Tuppence" Cowley's new firm, Young Adventurers Ltd opens for business only to have their first customer drop out of sight at the mere mention of a name. Careful investigation reveals connections between a missing survivor of the torpedoed Lusitania, documents highly compromising to the British government and a potentially catastrophic plot masterminded by a very dangerous man whose identity is known to no one living. The novel first appeared in 1922 and was greeted by reviews marveling at the author's masterful concealment of the villain's identity, some going as far as to say that unless the reader peeked at the final few pages there was no way to know it, making this a truly secret adversary. Appearing as silent movie in 1928 this was the first of the author's novels to be made into a film. Although overshadowed by Christie's better known sleuths, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, Tommy and Tuppence were her favorite creations and her enthusiasm for the couple and their adventures is transparent on the page.

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