Tommy and tuppence book set
Tommy and Tuppence - WikipediaTommy and Tuppence Beresford are fictional detectives in the work of Agatha Christie. First introduced in Christie's second novel, The Secret Adversary , Tommy and Tuppence became standards in the Christie canon, appearing in four novels and a short story collection. When Tommy and Tuppence first appear in , they are both unemployed and looking for work after the end of WWI. Struggling for work after the war was something Christie had experience of first-hand and finding a new sense of purpose was a common plight for the upper middle class of their generation. Tuppence appears as a charismatic, impulsive and intuitive person, while Tommy is less imaginative, and less likely to be diverted from the truth, "he is not clever, but it is hard to blind his eyes to the facts. Christie often used the Beresfords to experiment with thrillers, playing with and often parodying the genre. In their early appearances, they are portrayed as typical upper middle class "bright young things" of the s, and the stories and settings have a more pronounced period-specific flavour than the stories featuring the better known Christie characters.
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Tommy and Tuppence are two fictional detectives, recurring characters in the work of Agatha Christie. They started out their career in a search of adventure and money, and the detecting life soon proved profitable and very exciting. The Secret Adversary , Novel. Partners in Crime , Collection. By the Pricking of My Thumbs , Novel.
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