The Secret of Chimneys is a mystery novel by Agatha Christie. It was first published in the UK on September 26, 1925 by The Bodley Head. Set in England, the story features private detective Jimmy Pitt and his fiancée Lady Eileen Brent as they attempt to solve a murder at a country house called Chimneys.
For who is this book for ?
This book is perfect for mystery and thriller lovers who are looking for a suspenseful read.
- This book is well written and engaging
- The characters are interesting and likable
- The mystery is compelling and keeps the reader guessing
- It is very slow paced
- The end is anti-climactic
- It’s not particularly well written
Learn more about the author
Best known for her detective novels, Agatha Christie is one of the most popular and successful authors in history. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, as well as a number of plays, including The Mousetrap, which is still running in London after more than fifty years.
“An excellent mystery novel by the master of the genre. Christie’s characters are richly drawn and her plot is twisty and suspenseful.”
“One of the best mysteries Christie ever wrote. Engrossing from beginning to end.”
“a very enjoyable read with all the classic Christie twists and turns”
“The perfect country-house mystery. Christie is at her best with a fast-paced plot, plenty of red herrings, and a clever resolution.”