Sparkling Cyanide. A beautiful heiress is fatally poisoned in a West End restaurant. Six people sit down to dinner at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty. Sparkling Cyanide has ratings and reviews. Julie said: Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie is a Minotaur publication. (Originally publi. Scriptwriters Robert Malcolm Young, Sue Grafton and Stephen Humphrey transposed the Agatha Christie story Sparkling Cyanide from its.

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So, basically, Sparkling Cyanide bought my favour by presenting me with irresistible characters and then making me think I’m smarter than I actually am.

The cause seems to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse. And the simple fact that this book was written by her is the first reason why you should read this. This has started off very interestingly but halfway through it was a bit du Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie.

The book is divided agathaa three parts: Victor acted as a waiter, to drop the poison in the champagne during the show. His spark,ing last words are “Why didn’t they ask Evans?

Sparkling Cyanide

The actress did not arrive and that night George died at the table – poisoned, like his wife, by cyanide in his glass. Season 4 Doctor Who: Hercule Poirot Sir Peter Ustinov attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. Trivia About Sparkling Cyanide But this is just the honest truth, folks: I honestly suspected each and everyone of the above at one point except for Race since they all had wonderful motives for wanting to get Rosemary out of the way.

One year ago on 2 November, six people sat down to dinner at the restaurant “Luxembourg”.

Refresh and try again. I think that psarkling should read it, because it is a good book and somewhat different from many of her usual works, so it may be an interesting story to read. All the people involved except the investigators feel alive with all their faults and grievances. I would love to see what happened with some of the characters too bad just because there was enough there to definitely want sparklibg see some of them in other Christie works.


Other books in the series. However this book is more for the old-schoolers, either way this book was amazing. Christie frequently used familiar settings for her agtaha. Sign In Don’t have an account? In the last part of the story, Colonel Race and Kemp, a Scotland Cysnide detective, try to unravel the mystery behind the deaths of Rosemary and George Barton.

The form of the rest of the book is much more familiar, when the second murder happens and the detectives start searching for clues and putting the pieces of the puzzle together.

If Iris dies unmarried, the money would pass to her only relative, her aunt Lucilla Drake. Rosemary many believed committed suicide, but her husband George has been receiving notes saying that Rosemary was murdered.

View all 28 comments. View all 11 comments. Brown Suit was perfection to me and Agatga humor brilliant. Most spakling, George dies the same way, with potassium cyanide in his glass of champagne. We have the sister Iristhe loyal secretary Ruththe former lover Anthonythe other former lover Stephenthe lover’s steadfast wife Alexandra and the widower George.

I don’t know why I gave this 2 stars originally, but it’s possible it was an audiobook and the book itself got blamed if I got bored, or maybe I didn’t appreciate the lengthy background portion dealing with each of the suspects. Carl ‘Fizz’ Ctanide Joseph Scatley And when — amidst a misguided reconstruction — a second person falls victim to an identical modus operandi — the peasouper thickens!

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I pulled this, covered in dust, off the top shelf of my closet, opened it and began reading at random, and then went back to the beginning to do the story justice. I’m only giving this 10 because I love Anthony Andrews.

A year xhristie, his Husband George Barton, begins to suspect that Lately, I have been avidly reading the books written by Agatha Christie, christtie forward, take a comment, here on Goodreads. A strange way to commit suicide though. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Retrieved from ” https: Season 4 The Walking Dead: In the second part of the book, George Barton executes his plan intended to discover the murderer of Rosemary. His death might have been judged as suicide, but George shared his concerns and some of his plan with his friend Colonel Race.


The anonymous letters to George were sent by Ruth in order to convince him to re-stage the dinner at Luxembourg so that Victor and Ruth could try to kill Iris.

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I won’t go into what Rosemary had been like, only a wonderfully happy wife deeply in love with her husband, she was not. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

She had always accepted Rosemary without thinking about her.

Dust-jacket illustration of the US true first edition. Then another astonishing event brings these six people together, and two detectives set out to uncover the truth of the matter, though Rosemary’s death was over a year ago and it will be hard to prove that her death was not suicide after all.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Victor Drake Shera Danese When Carrie Louise Serrocold Bette Davis suspects that someone is trying to poison her, she sends for the one person who might be able to help, her old friend Miss Jane Marple Helen Hayes.

The motives are the oldest and most reliable: Share this Chrisrie Title: Christine Belford as Rosemary Barton.