History Creator / AgathaChristie

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* ''Literature/DestinationUnknown'' (1954)
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** ''Literature/AtBertramsHotel'' (1964)

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** ''Literature/AtBertramsHotel'' (1964)(1965)
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** ''Literature/AtBertramsHotel'' (1964)
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** ''Literature/ACaribbeanMystery'' (1964)
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* ''Literature/TheSittafordMystery'' (1931)



** Inverted in ''The Sittaford Mystery''. Beautiful Emily Trefusis is engaged to James Pearson, a weak-willed young man who, while quite a nice guy, is not very reliable. Later she develops a bond with Charles Enderby, a charismatic, quick-witted journalist who proved a most useful ally when the two decided to have a crack on the case by themselves. Many of the residents of Sittaford think Charles is a much better match for Emily, but she decided to stick with her fiance, knowing that James would need her more than Charles (who is perfectly capable of taking care of himself).



* IntrepidReporter: Journalist Charles Enderby from ''The Sittaford Mystery'' serves as one of the novel's {{Amateur Sleuth}}s and comes to visit the victim's village (the titular Sittaford) to search for clues. However, while he does manage to find some good stories throughout the investigation, he doesn't really discover anything useful to the case, which is eventually solved by his ally and fellow AmateurSleuth Emily Trefusis.



* TheResenter: In ''The Sittaford Mystery'', it is revealed that [[spoiler:Major Burnaby]] had always been jealous of [[spoiler:his supposed best friend, Captan Trevelyan]] for being better than him at everything they do.
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Personality-wise, she was extremely introverted and secretive, [[LovesSecrecy sometimes probably even drawing amusement from it]]. It is really indicative of her character that at the end of her play ''Theatre/TheMousetrap'', the viewers are specifically asked not to spoil the ending to outsiders.
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* SpousalPrivilege: A key plot point in ''Witness for the Prosecution''.

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* SpousalPrivilege: A key plot point in ''Witness for the Prosecution''.
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** A very odd example is in ''Taken by the Flood'', probably because of ValuesDissonance. [[spoiler: After a fling with undoubtedly evil Wrong Guy, a heroine decides to stay with her fiance. Which would be perfectly fine, if not for the fact that the said fiance had '''tried to kill her''' just a few hours earlier.]]

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** A very odd example is in ''Taken by at the Flood'', probably because of ValuesDissonance. [[spoiler: After a fling with undoubtedly evil Wrong Guy, a heroine decides to stay with her fiance. Which would be perfectly fine, if not for the fact that the said fiance had '''tried to kill her''' just a few hours earlier.]]
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* DirtyCop: Averted. In Christie's verse, police are (almost) always honest and diligent, if often [[PoliceAreUseless inefficient and prejudiced]]. And that concerns police everywhere, not only Good Old England: in one of the short stories Poirot scoffs at an Englishman who thought he could bribe Czechoslovakian police to conceal a murder.
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** A very odd example is in ''Taken by the Flood'', probably because of ValuesDissonance. [[spoiler: After a fling with undoubtedly evil David Hunter, a heroine decides to stay with her fiance. Which would be perfectly fine, if not for the fact that the said fiance had '''tried to murder her''' just a few hours earlier.]]

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** A very odd example is in ''Taken by the Flood'', probably because of ValuesDissonance. [[spoiler: After a fling with undoubtedly evil David Hunter, Wrong Guy, a heroine decides to stay with her fiance. Which would be perfectly fine, if not for the fact that the said fiance had '''tried to murder kill her''' just a few hours earlier.]]
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