“Agatha Christie will continue to fascinate readers long after the next generation of scientific gadgets comes along and renders today’s clever CSI techniques laughable.” (James Grippando, New York Times
“Crimes of the heart were his forte.” (Observer (UK))
From the Back Cover
Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in the Times that read: "Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne."
Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr. Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just his intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, traveling the globe to solve and undo crime and misdemeanor.