Sparkling Cyanide

Sparkling Cyanide

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Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners. Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These carefully adapted versions are shorter with the language targeted at upper-intermediate learners (CEF level B2). Each reader includes: * A CD with a reading of the adapted story* Helpful notes on characters* Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot* A glossary of the more difficult words Six people sit down for dinner at a table laid for seven. No one can forget the night exactly a year ago that Rosemary Barton died at this same table surrounded by the same people, her beautiful face turned blue with cyanide poison. Rosemary had always been memorable - and people had strong reactions to her. Did one of the six people at dinner feel strongly enough about her to kill her?
Publisher: London : Collins, ©2012, 1945
Edition: Collins English readers edition
ISBN: 9780007451647
Characteristics: 122 p. ; 20 cm. + 1 sound disc

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KatherineHere
Aug 01, 2017

Same as "Sparkling Cyanide," but still a good read even when you know who-dun-it.

EuSei Dec 02, 2015

A very ingenious plot that starts a bit too slowly and develops into lots of surprises. Highly recommend it for fans of Christie or mystery novels.

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janwishart
Jul 24, 2015

Good short story from Agatha Christie with Colonel Race as the main man.

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KCWeimer
Jun 25, 2015

I am an Christie fan. This book is a one off, not Hercule or Miss Marple, but fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed this fast read

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newfieshawn
Nov 04, 2014

Excellent book had me guessing who did it

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pattypi
Jun 17, 2016

And there would be one empty place.
It would be splendid!
Dramatic!
A repetition of the crime.
Well, not quite a repetition . . .
His mind went back.
Rosemary's birthday . . .
Rosemary, sprawled forward on that table - dead. . .

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