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A Likely Story

Auhtor: William Dean Howells

Language: english
Published: 1894

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fiction and literature
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Likely Story':

Partners in Crime is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published by Dodd Mead and Company in the US in 1929 and in the UK by William Collins Sons on September 16 of the same year. The US edition retailed at 2.00 and the UK edition at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6). All of the stories in the collection had previously been published in magazines and feature her detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford first introduced in The Secret Adversary (1922).

Excerpts from the Book 'A Likely Story':


... CAMPBELL 44. VIII MISS RICE, MISS GREENWAY, and the OTHERS 48. IX MISS GREENWAY MR. WELLING 50. X MISS RICE then MR. and MRS. CAMPBELL, and ...
... Campbell, covering the letters with her hands: Indeed you won't.. Campbell: Well, pour out the coffee, then, anyway.. Mrs. Campbell, ...
... can I tell which are the men's without opening them.. Mrs. Campbell: How could you tell which were the ladies'. Come, now, Willis, don't tease me ...
... Well, I didn't expect the Macklines could but everybody seems to be coming.. Campbell: You pay them too much attention altogether. It spoils ...
... Why-why. What does it mean. Is he crazy. Why, there's some mistake. No. It's his hand-and here's his name. I can't make it out. She reads it again ...
... who she is.. Campbell, studying her with an air of affected abstraction: Her curiosity gets the better of her anguish. Look here, Amy. I believe you're ...
... He goes on eating his breakfast. Mrs. Campbell, admiring him across the table: Oh, Willis, how perfectly delightful you are.. Campbell: I ...
... Now, Amy, this is a little too much. You got yourself into it. You urged me to think of something-. Mrs. Campbell: Well, do, Willis, do think of ...
... May I ask, Mr. Welling, how you came to write such a letter to my wife.. Welling: To your wife. To Mrs. Campbell. I never wrote any such letter ...
... and shouldn't be back till after her party. It was too complicated to put in a note without seeming to give my regrets too much importance. And I suppose ...
... that was partly the reason why I came instead of writing-. Campbell, in an audible soliloquy: I supposed he had written.. Mrs. Campbell, intensely: ...
... them come, from the pantry window.. Mrs. Campbell: Well, then, don't stand there talking, but run at once. Oh, Willis. Never tell me again that ...
... It is a sacred dance:. Sur le pont d'Avignon-. Welling: It's an expiation:. Tout le monde y danse en rond.. Mrs. Campbell, ...
... for her, but she never dreamed of your caring for Miss Greenway, and was so sure it was for Miss Rice that she sent her a copy of it. That will make ...
... say to you.. Miss Greenway: What nonsense. Of course I can-if you're not too long about it.. Welling: Well, then, the letter in that envelope ...
... of course. How stupid I should be to take such a thing in the wrong way.. Welling: And I'm so glad now I didn't try to lie to you about it.. Miss ...
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