🎿 The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie⁠

⚗️ Major Burnaby has gone to visit his neighbours the Willets and finds himself participating in “table-turning” with other guests of the house. Everything seems fine, till the “spirits” inform them that Captain Trevelyan has been murdered. Major Burnaby goes to Trevelyan’s house, to ensure he is safe and finds out that the spirits were right. When his nephew is accused of murder, Emily Trefusis, his fiancé, comes to the rescue.⁠

♥️ I liked:⁠

☃️ The atmosphere. It’s set in a picturesque location that gets completely cut out when it’s snowing – I love snow -. If this was not enough, we also have a seance or two, to make the atmosphere unique.⁠
❄️ It’s the perfect mystery to read in winter. You can almost smell the scent of winter turning the pages of this book! I know this season is not for everybody but is there anything better than enjoying the snow in a crisp and sunny wintery day? ⁠
🏘️ Village life. Agatha Christie can create village busy-bodies like no others. As usual, nobody is who they say they are in the village, and rumours spread very quickly!⁠
👵🏻 Miss Percehouse. She lives in one of the cottages in Sittaford with her nephew Ronnie. She is my favourite character: sharp, witty, she knows everything that is going on in the village and wants to know more. ⁠
🔍 The whodunit. As usual, an incredible turn of events… the culprit is definitely not easy to spot!⁠

🤔 I wasn’t so sure about:⁠
👩 Emily. I loved her character at the beginning of the book: she wanted to save her fiancé at any cost, which is commendable. I definitely wasn’t a fan of how she used other people to reach her goal, though.⁠

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4/5⁠ This is perfect to read at night, under a blanket, with a hot drink and a piece of cake. Nothing too nerve-wracking, scary, or gruesome. ⁠

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