The Sittaford Mystery (book)

  • Also Known As: Murder at Hazelmoor
  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 308 pages

The Sittaford Mystery is a 1931 novel by English mystery writer Agatha Christie. - AsNotedIn




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Places
  • Dartmoor National Park, Devon "The Sittaford Mystery" - In a remote house in the middle of Dartmoor, six shadowy figures huddle around a table for a seance.
  • Devon, England The nearest town was Exhampton (fictional), six miles away, a steady descent which necessitated the sign, 'Motorists engage your lowest gear', so familiar on the Dartmoor roads.
  • Exeter, Devon It takes about half an hour form Exhampton (fictional) to Exeter by train. At five minutes to twelve Inspector Narracott was ringing the front door bell of The Laurels.

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1931/00/00 Agatha Christie Author "The Sittaford Mystery" is published.
1931/00/00 Inspector Narracott Detective "The Sittaford Mystery" is published.
1931/00/00 Emily Trefusis Detective "The Sittaford Mystery" is published.

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Particulars for The Sittaford Mystery (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Crime Crime
Narrative Arts Detective a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Physiographic Feature Moorland
Narrative Arts Murder the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
Narrative Arts Mystery something not understood or beyond understanding
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Supernatural Seance a meeting at which people attempt to make contact with the dead, especially through the agency of a medium.
Weather Snow atmospheric water vapor frozen into light white crystal flakes
Season Winter



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