Al ritorno dalle vacanze, Agatha non può che rimanere sconvolta nello scoprire che una nuova donna si è intrufolata nelle simpatie del suo attraente vicino James Lacey. La bellissima Mary Fortune le è superiore in ogni cosa, specialmente nel giardinaggio e, con l'imminente apertura della Mostra dei Giardini di Carsely, Agatha si sente profondamente inadeguata. Nel frattempo succedono cose strane: alcuni giardini vengono devastati, una mano misteriosa uccide i pesciolini rossi del vecchio Bernard Spott, e la nuova vicina si comporta in modo davvero bizzarro, quasi crudele. Solo Agatha sembra la persona adatta a scoprire cosa c'è sotto...
- ISBN: 8850256124
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 192
It's always comforting to see Agatha again and the village of Carsley, almost like coming home. This time Agatha is searching for the murder of a beautiful yet surprisingly unpopular newcomer to the village who has been found quite literally 'planted' to death. I love all the characters, and even th Leggi tutto
I have one major issue when it comes to the cozy mystery: just a blink of the eye and I suddenly realise I've spent the better part of an evening completely engrossed in mischief and murder. It's been awhile since I last visited Agatha, yet I found it easy to get sucked back into her not-so-quiet wo Leggi tutto
I really enjoyed reading this book and want to give a high rating and an excellent review, but I cannot. This is the third book in the series and the first I have read. A new woman comes to Agatha's village and gets murdered. As Agatha peels off the layers of truth, she discovers that the murdered w Leggi tutto
I continue to be surprised with Agatha Raisin! The books give you such a different feeling then the TV show. Loved this book and new character Mary Fortune who ends up not being so "fortunate" Perfect foil for Agatha and all of Carsley. So much background in this book, and we find out that Agatha se Leggi tutto
As with the other Agatha Raisin stories, Beaton shows that she must have done research on sociopathic and psychopathic personality disorders. Not only is there a murder to solve, but a character to study. Mary comes to Agatha's village and succeeds in winning everyone over, then crushing them where t Leggi tutto
Digital audiobook narrated by Penelope Keith Third in the series starring 50-something Agatha Raisin, former PR executive who is trying to make a life in the village of Carsley, in the English Cottswolds. As the novel opens, she has just returned from a long holiday, and is determined to win the affe Leggi tutto
Muy agradable, llevadero. Estilo Agatha Christie. Y como ésta, esta novela no decepciona. Se que el temperamento de Agatha no es el mejor, pero asi y todo, debo decir que lo leí de un tirón. Es el primero que leo de este autor. Pero seguramente lo seguire haciendo en el futuro. Very pleasant, easy t Leggi tutto
Agatha Raisin kehrt nach einer Weltreise zurück in ihr Cotswolds-Cottage und muss feststellen, dass ihr Nachbar James, auf den Agatha ein Auge geworfen hat, für die neue Dorfbewohnerin Mary schwärmt. Mary scheint bei allen Dorfbewohnern sehr beliebt zu sein. Sie gärtnert leidenschaftlich gerne, und Leggi tutto
I don't like Agatha Raisin. I didn't like her when I read a couple of the books, in fact I disliked her a lot, so I stopped reading them. But when I heard that Penelope Leach narrated the audiobooks I decided to give one a try because I love her in Good Neighbors and To the Manor Born, and I thought Leggi tutto
A potty plot and despite my hopes, Agatha Raisin still remains an obnoxious character, surrounded by annoying secondary characters. Watch the sitcom version I say, it's still tolerable than this! My Rating - 2/5
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