Книга: Christie Agatha «By Pricking of My Thumbs»

By Pricking of My Thumbs

An old woman in a nursing home speaks of a child buried behind the fireplace... When Tommy and Tuppence visited an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they thought nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada was a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs Lockett mentioned a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs Lancaster talked about'something behind the fireplace', Tommy and Tuppence found themselves caught up in an unexpected adventure involving possible black magic...

Издательство: "Harper Collins UK" (2015)

ISBN: 978-0-00-759062-9

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  • By the Pricking of My Thumbs (novel) — infobox Book | name = By the Pricking of My Thumbs title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the first UK edition author = Agatha Christie cover artist = Kenneth Farnhill country = United Kingdom language = English… …   Wikipedia

  • thumbs —    A surprising number of gestures and practices of past times involved the thumb. The folding of the thumb into the palm of the hand, with the other fingers closed over it, was believed to be a protection against witches, or general evil:… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Something wicked this way comes (phrase) — The phrase something wicked this way comes originates in Act IV scene 1 of William Shakespeare s play Macbeth . The speaker is the second witch, whose full line is, By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes. The wicked thing… …   Wikipedia

  • Mon Petit Doigt M'a Dit — Auteur Agatha Christie Genre Roman policier Version originale Titre original By the Pricking of My Thumbs Éditeur original Collins Crime Club …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mon petit doigt m'a dit — Auteur Agatha Christie Genre Roman policier Version originale Titre original By the Pricking of My Thumbs Éditeur original Collins Crime Club …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Agatha Christie's Marple — This article is about the currently airing TV series. For other uses including the 1980s TV series starring Joan Hickson, see Marple (disambiguation). Marple Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple. Format Drama …   Wikipedia

  • Something wicked this way comes — «Something wicked this way comes» это фраза из первой сцены 4 акта пьесы «Макбет» Шекспира. Фразу произносит вторая ведьма, и полностью она звучит так: «by the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes». Под «something wicked»… …   Википедия

  • Agatha Christie — For the band, see Agatha Christie (band). Dame Agatha Christie, DBE Born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller 15 September 1890(1890 09 15) Torquay, Devon, England Died 12 January 1976(1976 01 12 …   Wikipedia

  • Lauter reizende alte Damen — (Originaltitel By The Pricking of My Thumbs) ist der 59. Kriminalroman von Agatha Christie. Er erschien zuerst im Vereinigten Königreich im November 1968 im Collins Crime Club [1] und später im selben Jahr in den USA bei Dodd, Mead and Company… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tommy and Tuppence — are two fictional detectives, recurring characters in the work of Agatha Christie. Their full names are Thomas Beresford and Prudence Cowley. The first time Tommy and Tuppence appeared in a Christie novel was in The Secret Adversary (1922). They… …   Wikipedia

  • Marple (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = Marple caption = Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple. format = Drama camera = runtime = 95 minutes creator = starring = Geraldine McEwan (2004 2007) Julia McKenzie (2008 present) Various Others country = UK network = ITV… …   Wikipedia


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