A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup

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By Kathryn Harkup

Agatha Christie's precise plotting is what makes her books so compelling. Christie used poison to kill her characters extra frequently than the other homicide technique, with the poison itself being a significant a part of the radical, and her number of lethal components was once faraway from random; the chemical and physiological features of every poison supply important clues to discovery of the assassin. With gunshots or stabbings the reason for demise is clear, yet now not so with poisons. How is it that a few compounds end up so lethal, and in such tiny amounts?

Christie validated her large chemical wisdom (much of it gleaned from her operating in a chemists in the course of either international wars) in lots of of her novels, yet this can be hardly liked through the reader. A is for Arsenic celebrates using technology in Christie's paintings. Written through Christie fan and study chemist Kathryn Harkup, every one bankruptcy takes a special novel and investigates the poison (or poisons) the assassin used. A is for Arsenic seems at why convinced chemical compounds kill, how they have interaction with the physique, and the feasibility of acquiring, administering and detecting those poisons, either on the time the radical used to be written and at the present time. This e-book is released as a part of the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary get together of Christie's birth.
Fourteen novels. Fourteen poisons. simply because its fiction doesn't suggest its all made-up ...

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