L'apparente serenità dei fiabeschi villaggi dei Cotswolds viene spezzata dall'ingombrante presenza di John Sunday, impiegato dell'Ufficio Salute e Sicurezza di Mircester. Negozianti, luci natalizie, persino i bambini cadono vittima della sua cocciuta applicazione delle norme. In breve, Sunday si ritrova con più nemici che capelli in testa. Una sera, durante la riunione di un vero e proprio comitato di protesta nei suoi confronti, i presenti - tra cui Agatha - assistono a uno spettacolo orribile, quello di Sunday agonizzante in un bagno di sangue nel giardino della canonica. C'è un assassino in giro, e Agatha si mette subito alla sua ricerca.
- ISBN: 8898713975
- Casa Editrice: astoria
- Pagine: 256
- Data di uscita: 21-06-2018
I honestly don't know why I continue to read this series. Almost every single person is unpleasant, INCLUDING the main character. The whole feeling of the series is uncomfortable, itchy and irritable - it's like wearing a too-tight sweater. I guess because they take place in a Cotswold village, I ke Leggi tutto
Another great Beaton book with the irascible Agatha Raisin at it again. A number of murders are investigated in this book with more time passing than usual and, consequently, a mystery a bit more complex than those in the past. A new addition to the detective agency adds another dimension. There's a Leggi tutto
Read them! All of them. All 23. They are simply fabulous! I love them and love Agatha Raisin. The stories are set in the English Cotswolds - which is where I'm from, so that makes them extra special, but I cannot recommend them highly enough. If you want to read about an opinionated, outspoken, head Leggi tutto
Will Agatha and Charles actually end up together??? Once again Agatha finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation.... she also managed to get the swine flu.... there was a lot going on in this book, and ultimately all of it was over Christmas lights..... when I pick up a book in the series Leggi tutto
Although Marion Chesney/M. C. Beaton has long been one of my favorite authors, I had not tried her Agatha Raisin books. Shocking, I know! I've read all her Regency romances multiple times, and ditto Hamish Macbeth (okay, just once for all of them, except for A Highland Christmas). So with great deli Leggi tutto
Maybe it's time for M.C. Beaton to sit back and rest a bit. The incredibly prolific authors has turned out dozens upon dozens of cozy mysteries, most either featuring rural Scottish policeman Hamish Macbeth, or domineering Agatha Raisin, whose adventures are set in a Cottswolds village. It's clear f Leggi tutto
This book reminded me of the time I made the mistake of getting my lady parts waxed at a nail salon: thoroughly and unnecessarily unpleasant. I wanted it to end. But it just didn't. Not for quite some time. Every small action was drawn out. And just when I would see a glimmer of hope that the whole
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