Criticisms of Criticisms

It’s nice to know that readers still care for the Golden Age:

Annotations in R. Barnard's 'An Appreciation of Agatha Christie'

Annotations in R. Barnard’s ‘An Appreciation of Agatha Christie’

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2 comments on “Criticisms of Criticisms

  1. Curtis Evans says:

    I’ve always felt this was a little hard on Christie. Her descriptions are flat, but her characters and dialogue can be sprightly and amusing. One quite distinguished contemporary reviewer compared the Murder at the Vicarage to Cranford.

    By the way, you might like this piece I did on marginalia:

    http://thepassingtramp.blogspot.com/2012/04/bosh-marvelous-marginalia-of-lieutenant.html

    http://thepassingtramp.blogspot.com/2012/04/bosh-marvelous-marginalia-of-lieutenant_10.html

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