Sparkling Cyanide

Sparkling Cyanide

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Six people sit down to a sumptuous meal at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary-"rosemary for remembrance." A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night, exactly a year ago, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, her beautiful face unrecognizable, convulsed with pain and horror. But then Rosemary had always been memorable-she had the ability to arouse strong passions in most people she met. In one case, strong enough to kill....
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2012, c1945
Edition: 1st William Morrow trade paperback
ISBN: 9780062074386
0062074385
Characteristics: 268 p. ; 21 cm
Call Number: CHRISTIE, A

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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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