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Agatha Christie
N or M ?

First Published

UK
Collins, London, Nov. 1941
Woman's Pictorial, Apr.26-Jun.7 1941 as 'Secret Adventure'
US
Dodd Mead, New York, 1941
Redbook, Mar. 1941

Plot

(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

It is World War II, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces an even more sinister threat from 'the enemy within' - Nazis posing as ordinary citizens.

With pressure mounting, the Intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their mission: to seek out a man and a woman from among the colourful guests at Sans Souci, a seaside hotel. But this assignment is not to stroll along the promenade. After all, N and M have just murdered Britain's finest agent...

Characters

Tuppence Beresford, Tommy Beresford, Albert Batt, Dr. Binion, Major Bletchley, Alfred Cayley, Elisabeth Cayley, Lord Esterfield, Mr. Grant, Commander Haydock, Anthony Marsdon, Sophia Minton, Mrs. O'Rourke, Eileen Perenna, Shelia Perenna, Vanda Polonska, Betty Sprot, Millicent Sprot, Carl von Deinim

Link

  1. Official Site: N or M?
  2. Wikipedia: N or M?
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