(I was going to annotate this, but most of my annotations had to do with the various fictional detectives mentioned in the stories, and upon starting to do research, quickly discovered Wikipedia had a page that did this already).
Partners in Crime by Agatha Christie
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Let's be completely honest - these are mostly Nancy Drew-worthy mysteries with bright young Mitford-esque The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family detectives at the helm. None of the stories are among Christie's strongest. The best thing about the book is definitely Tommy and Tuppence, and Christie's witty dialogue she gives them again and again. The literary conceit of the book, in which each story is a homage to or parody of a famous fictional detective of time period was probably quite engaging in 1929; being unfamiliar with most of the detectives made it more challenging in 2015. That said, she gently makes fun of her own detective, Hercule Poirot, as well as her own book, The Big Four, which was cute. If you are reading Agatha Christie for the first time, don't start here.
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