By Agatha Christie
What's larger than Agatha Christie? 13 Agatha Christies.
A baker's dozen of fiendishly instructed stories within which indomitable sleuth leave out Jane Marple performs host to a few of the main smart crimes- and criminals.
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You knew there was a coach keeping watch. You could breathe. We’re going to become the family we should have been, thought Brian. A family that can let go, and have space, and not whip around in stores, sick with fear. Reeve felt as if he had reached another plane of living, the kind people talked about on the talk shows that weren’t into sex or violence. A plane of joy and light. The mike was his; he was the mike. The audience was his; he was theirs. The milk carton became Janie’s blanket. She used my penknife to slit it open, so she could flatten it out.
He didn’t know anything. The world? Nobody on campus cared. Music? He couldn’t think of the name of a single band on the face of the earth. Nature? Women’s rights? Traffic jams? What do people talk about on the air? thought Reeve. His mind was as smooth as the polish on a new car. His brain was buffed. The microphone was waiting; Derek was laughing silently and gladly. M. —an hour when even college kids slept and the number of listeners probably hovered around two. It came easily: no clenching up, no fumbling for words, no mispronunciations.
Well, see, from The New York Times, Janie found out the address of her real family, down in New Jersey. ” So we drove to New Jersey. And we found them. Remember I told you about Janie’s hair? Serious hair. As much hair as any two or three regular people. Auburn-copper hair that she wore long. Once the physics teacher defined chaos as Janie’s hair. And there, on the right street, across from the right house, a school bus stops. And kids with the very same red hair get off. The hair—and presumably, therefore, the genes—are a perfect match.