Continuation Novels, Homages, and Other Ways To Revisit Beloved Characters | Wyatt’s World

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Sherlock Holmes, Jeeves and Wooster, and a zombie-plagued Elizabeth Bennet are but three of the characters brought back from their literary graves to be born again in the pages of a book. Here are five more.

A Case for Poirot: On Tackling Agatha Christie’s Most Perfect Creation

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Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Monogram Murders, starring Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot.

And the Murderer is…| Title of New Hercule Poirot Book Revealed

Agatha Christie may have killed off Hercule Poirot in 1975′s Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case, but come September her beloved Belgian sleuth will be resurrected in new adventure penned by psychological thriller author Sophie Hannah with the official approval of the Christie estate. Today HarperCollins revealed the book’s title and details about the plot.

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, December 6, 2013

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Standard Christie fare—almost, John Shakespeare is not a poetic Prince, Cornwall’s new series begins and it’s complicated, charged by a carnie-punk stunner, love is Starting from Scratch, Quinn gives a little something extra

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 18, 2013

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Birnbaum on rock and roll and Alonso on Yip Harburg, around the world with Agatha Christie, inmate musicians the Prisonaires, the life of Ebbets Field, and the Mannings walk the walk in “Walking Distance”