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  • Joy

    Agatha Christie wins vote to steal crown as crime writers' favourite crime writer. Crime Writers' Association poll votes Poirot creator best writer, and her Murder of Roger Ackroyd the best ever crime novel – but Sherlock Holmes is best serial sleuth. Will always enjoy these books - every time I reread the little gems!

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    I started with this one.. And within no time I just became a big fan of Agatha Christie

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