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Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 6 1 1,, 4 1 Octavia's triumphant new dress designs are the only thing on her mind--but is it safe to ignore the ominous dressmaker's doll which appears in her workshop? Today's cut-throat fashion industry provides this story's backdrop. No current Talk conversations about this book.
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Unusual short story about a doll in a dressmaker's shop no one can remember how it got there which, when no one is looking, seems to move around with a life of its own. SandraLynne Oct 8, You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. London, England, UK. The doll lay in the big velvet-covered chair.
In the middle of the London traffic the two frightened women stared at each other. First published in Woman's Journal , December References to this work on external resources. Wikipedia in English None. Nor should she have put them together in a piece. Next, there is a main theme running in the stories: jewellery robbery. In the difficult times between the two wars and post-second world war, crimes did occur to gain access to the valuables. With her craft Christie depicts the hardship which continued to engulf the UK right until in the sixties.
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I wonder what would have been her opinions about of Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day and The Diary of A Provincial Woman, as the books share the same clinging-on sense of the tradition whilst at the same time they are aware of their financial constraint and labour shortage. More importantly, Christie seems to stress that some maids may have more than meet the eye. In the former, he infers the murder of Louisa Haxton in his note to the sleuth. In the latter, it is Miss Marple who begs to prescribe him for a trip to a seaside to help Gwenda Halliday.
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By the same token is the re-appearance of Mr. Petherick the solicitor see also The Thirteen Problems. But Mr. It is the fashion to regard the former as of more value, but I am not sure that I agree. The specialist has experience only in his own subject; the family doctor has, perhaps, less knowledge — but a wider experience.
Be that as it may, it beats not In A Glass Darkly.
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