A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a loyal wife's discovery of her husband's infidelity. 'The one book that has satisfied me completely - the book I always wanted to write.' Agatha Christie Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks.
This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself.
Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 19/05/1997
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780006499473