Professor EmeritaAugustana College
Another possibility?I wonder if Mike Pence could play the character of Ed de Haviland. It seems like a lack of integrity and unlimited loyalty are a part of this vice-president's (and probably others) DNA. ...
The Last SeanceThe recently published The Last Seance includes many of Christie's "nontypical" stories that focus on the supernatural, mystical realm. All but "The Wife of Kenite" have appeared in other collections. There is one Poirot and ...
Re: Murder, She Wrote and The Mysteries of Laura: Agatha Christie’s Influence on U.S. TV Crime Dramas
Lansbury as Miss MarpleThe parallels between Miss Marple and JB Fletcher are interesting to consider. I wonder if Miss Lansbury's portrayal of Miss Marple in the 1980 film "The Mirror Crack'd" may have influenced the creators of "Murder, She Wrote" ...
Re: The Usual Suspects: Agatha Christie’s Detective Hercule Poirot as Refugee and Icon of the “Other” in The ABC Murders
Did Christie highlight "otherness"?In describing Poirot in many stories and novels, Christie emphasizes his qualities.... mustache, patent leather shoes, and his precise nature. I'll need to see this new version to consider how it differs. I also wonder how Miss Marple offers a vie ...