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The Man in the Brown Suit was first serialised in The Evening News under the title "Anna the Adventuress". Shortly thereafter, Christie released the entire collection as "The Man in the Brown Suit.
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Penniless recently-orphaned Anne Beddingfeld witnesses a man falling to his death in a crowded London tube station. A mysterious, brown-suited man claiming to be a doctor examines the body.But, he drops a piece of paper that Anne picks up On the paper she sees a number and "Kilmorden Castle" written on it.

A famous dancer is then reported murdered, with links to the tube station victim, and Anne begins to investigate. She tries to determine the linkaghe between the killings.

In the course of her investigation,she discovers that Kilmorden Castle is the name of a cruise boat, and backed by a newspaper magnate, sails on it to South Africa to follow the trail.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Murder of certain profession?    -   boat people Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   White Enclave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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