By Agatha Christie
With Star Over Bethlehem, the loved Queen of puzzle Agatha Christie shines in a unconditionally unforeseen method, providing readers a wondrous selection of poems and vacation brief stories.
A retelling of the Christmas tale in a manner you’ve by no means heard it prior to. . . . The delusion of a donkey who incorporates a mom and baby properly to Egypt. . . . the story of a widow who dislikes humans till she meets a stranger. . . .
From the preferred author of all time comes a precious choice of brief tales and poems celebrating the vacation season.
This specified version additionally includes a wealth of Agatha Christie rarities—not basically all of the tales, poems, and illustrations from her lengthy out-of-print book Star over Bethlehem (1965) but in addition a replica of all her infrequent poetry from the 2 collections The street of Dreams (1924) and Poems (1973).
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