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The witness for the prosecution and other stories

by Agatha Christie

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAgatha Christie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.H66 W5 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p. ;
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2875364M
    ISBN 100396085768
    LC Control Number84072785

    The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (Kindle Book, OverDrive Read, Adobe EPUB eBook).   The Witness For the Prosecution and Other Stories, by Agatha Christie is a very interesting book. This book is full of descriptive writing and new mysteries every time you turn a page. It is a page book, with 11 mystery stories within. While each short story has a similar theme of mysterious murders, they .

    It was first published under the title “The Witness for the Prosecution”in the United Kingdom in , when Christie’s collection, The Hound of Death, was released. In the United States, the story was first published in the collection, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories. Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits--including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.. A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the standBrand: William Morrow & Company.

    Agatha Christie’s classic short story collection, published to tie-in with a new BBC TV adaptation of the book’s most enduring and shocking thriller, The Witness for the Prosecutions London. A murder, brutal and bloodthirsty, has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The vic. Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.. A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand.


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Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand/5(). Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand/5(39). Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand. I picked up this book from my shelves to read only one of the stories, Witness for the Prosecution.I consider this one of the best of the Christie short stories and it doesn't even contain any of the regulars (Poirot, Marple, Quin,et al).And it was made into an equally excellent film with some additional characters and a slightly different ending but did not veer from the final solution/5.

The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in The witness for the prosecution and other stories book US by Dodd, Mead and Company in The first edition retailed at $ The story The Second Gong features Hercule Poirot, the only character in the stories who appears in any other of Christie's works.

Each story has also appeared in either of the UK Author: Agatha Christie. The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories Septem Download The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories free and read on your PC, Mobile, Tablets, or Amazon Kindle from Readers Section.

Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits--including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.4/5(K).

Witness for the Prosecution, and Other Stories by Agatha Christie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine. Plot Summary Mr. Mayherne is a British solicitor tasked with defending a young man named Leonard Vole.

I'm a big Agatha Christie fan and these stories are just great. Each one has its own special twist. Years ago I remember my dad sending me a video tape he had made of "The Witness for the Prosecution" starring Diana Rigg/5(5).

Agatha Christie's "The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories" is a collection of 11 of her fairly early short stories (I've included a list of those stories at the bottom of this review). Officially, the book is pages long, so these 11 stories average out to a pretty short 25 pages each/5(92).

Get this from a library. The witness for the prosecution and other stories. [Agatha Christie] -- Eleven stories deal with a murder trial, a premonition of death, a ghostly possession, a mysterious cry for help, a poisoning, and a wealthy aunt's will.

The stories narrated by the harsh deep voice of Christopher Lee were not enjoyable. I just did not care for his voice. There are only a few short stories narrated by Hugh Fraser. Overall, a disappointing listen. These short stories by Christie are just not that good.

The only. The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories by Agatha Christie s London. A shocking murder has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse.

The victim is an older woman, the enormously rich Emily French. All the evidence points to Leonard Vole, a young chancer to whom the heiress left their vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her Edition: TV Tie-In Edition. It was first published under the title “The Witness for the Prosecution” in the United Kingdom inwhen Christie’s collection, The Hound of Death, was released.

In the United States, the story was first published in the collection, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories. Get this from a library. The witness for the prosecution and other stories. [Agatha Christie; Sarah Phelps] -- Agatha Christie's classic short story collection, published to tie-in with a new BBC TV adaptation of the book's most enduring and shocking thriller, The Witness for the Prosecution.

Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

Ahead of the release of the latest screen adaptation of Agatha Christie’s shocking short story, The Witness for the Prosecution, this month we’re reading the newly published collection, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, which features twelve tales of baffling crime and brilliant deduction by the Queen of Crime.

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The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories Agatha Christie. Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks 0 0 0 Summary Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, the basis for the Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles.Agatha Christie's "The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories" is a collection of 11 of her fairly early short stories (I've included a list of those stories at the bottom of this review).

Officially, the book is pages long, so these 11 stories average out to a pretty short 25 pages each/5(91).Not previously known for her courtroom dramas, The Witness for the Prosecution has become one of Agatha Christie most adapted and best known stories.

It was first published in in the USA under the title 'Traitor's Hands' in Flynn's Weekly. Since its publication as a short story in the UK collection The Hound of Death init has been adapted for film, TV and radio.