‘Agatha Christie cooked my Christmas Dinner’- The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding review

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The Winter Wonderland Christmas window at Fortnum & Mason,Picadilly, London (Photo Source: fortnumandmason.com & Goodreads ; Edited by me)

Title: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding                                                                                                               Author: Agatha Christie                                                                                                                                                          First Publication Date: January 1st,1960                                                                                                                         Republished by: Harper Collins in December,2002                                                                                                     Genre: Mystery,Classic Fiction,Short Stories                                                      

                                                                                       REVIEW                                                                                                      Rating: 3.5/5

A short story collection concocted by one of my  favourite childhood authors Dame Agatha Christie seemed like the perfect book to curl up in bed with this Christmas holiday.Christie refers herself as ‘the chef’ of this book of Christmas fare which is described as ‘The Chef’s Collection’ in her foreword. There are two main courses: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and The Mystery of the Spanish Chest; a selection of  Entrées: Greenshaw’s Folly,The Dream, and The Under Dog; and a Sorbet: Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds, four of which features the little mustached Belgian detective Hercule Poirot while one is about the sweet grandmotherly sleuth Miss Marple. Continue reading