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Death Comes As The End by  Agatha Christie - Hardcover - Reprint - 1944 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 629ChristieEndGD)

Death Comes As The End

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Death Comes As The End

by Christie, Agatha

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  • hardcover
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Agatha Christie Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ) Used. VG/G- Original DJ. Rare/ Scarce thus. DJ has large chips out of spine. Not an ex-lib item. "Plot summary. The novel is primarily written from the perspective of Renisenb, a young widow reacquainting herself with her family when her father Imhotep, a successful but pompous and short-sighted mortuary priest, brings a new "wife", Nofret, into their lives."

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Agatha Christie Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ) Used. VG/G- Original DJ. Rare/ Scarce thus . DJ has large chips out of spine. Not an ex-lib item. " Plot summary . The novel is primarily written from the perspective of Renisenb, a young widow reacquainting herself with her family when her father Imhotep, a successful but pompous and short-sighted mortuary priest, brings a new "wife", Nofret, into their lives."

Synopsis

It is 2000 BC in Egypt and Imhotep the Ka-Priest brings home his beautiful young concubine Nofret. But not all the members of his family welcome her. When she is found dead Imhotep's daughter, Renisenb, suspects it might not have been an accident. The death unleashes the greed and hate that have been building up within the family and the horrific events that follow tear it apart.This is Christie's only book with a historical setting. The idea of setting a murder mystery novel in Egypt was suggested to her by Stephen Glanville a noted Egyptologist and close personal friend and colleague of Christie's husband Max Mallowan.

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
629ChristieEndGD
Title
Death Comes As The End
Author
Christie, Agatha
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good-
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1944
Size
5 3/8 X 7 3/4
Keywords
Agatha Christie, Crime Club, Dust Jacket, Mystery, Detective, Egypt, Rare
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; History; Mystery; Books Into Film; Anglophilia; Archaeology; Paranormal; Art; Religion; Agatha Christie; Adventure; Fantasy; Social Sciences; Detective; Travel; Crime; PSYCHOLOGY; Law; Justice; Fiction; Dust Jacket;
Size
5 3/8 X 7 3/4

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