by Agatha Christie
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2008
Number of pages: 256
The Secret Adversary is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in January 1922. The book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who feature in several other Christie books and stories throughout her writing career.
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