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1 “Read On!” & OUP (Oxford University Press) The Missing Link Competition Prof.ssa Cinzia Azzaretto Studente: Patrizio Coppola AS Cl.4^B VIA ARDEATINA, 524 – ROMA Tel. 06/ – 06/ Fax 06/ – Sito web: ISTITUTO TECNICO AGRARIO STATALE “G. GARIBALDI”

2 Sherlock holmes and the Duke’s Son & Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery

3 Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh May 22, 1859 and is a famous writer with the eponymous detective Sherlock Holmes. He started his career as a doctor, but after that, given the great success with "an annoyance in red" has abandoned medicine and devoted himself entirely to writing. He has written numerous historical novels and yellow, his favorite. Tired of the success of Sherlock Holmes, who became best known of him, tried to end his life, making him throw from the Reichenbach Falls in "The Last Adventure", but after the rebellion had by the British public about his death was forced to resurrect it in "the Hound of the Baskervilles." on July 7, 1930 he died of a heart attack at his home in the Scottish campagna.i novels, especially the yellows, are still among the best sellers in the world. Sir arthur conan doyle

4 His first detective story, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles", linked his name with that of Hercule Poirot, the detective protagonist of many other jobs. Following in the tradition of Conan Doyle posted his plot of his books on strictly analytical terms. Among the most famous works: "Murder on the Orient Express" (1935), "Murder in Mesopotamia" (1936), "Death on the Nile" (1939) and "the Sad Cypress" (1940). at the theater gave original dramas (always of the detective genre), or adaptations from novels ("Ten Little Niggers", 1943, "The Mousetrap", 1952). his talent is not always appreciated by the many film versions of his novels, he obtained significant recognition in 1971, the year in which it was granted the title of dame of the British Empire. in 1975, shortly before his death, he wrote "Curtain", a novel in which Poirot dies closing the long cycle of its investigations. Finally wrote Autobiography (1977). AGATHA CHRISTIE

5 Ray Savage, reporter for a sensational magazine in London is assigned over his objections to investigate a pretty blonde hat-check attendant's suicide. Inquiring at Jane Hale's place of work he learns that someone from her past had recognized her, and she was afraid. Finding a luggage label on her suitcase, he follows the lead to a dubious hotel where the manager tells him someone had taken a shot at her while she was staying there. From there he goes to her former place of work, then to the home of her friend at work who tells him that Miss Hale regularly called her mother, long distance. Following the number to a sanatorium where questioning Mrs. Hale yields nothing, but the cooperative administrator tells him the upscale neighborhood June was living before she went on the run. Finally determining that she had been employed at an escort agency he is so excited as to ignore the indications that he is being followed until he returns home to be attacked by three men who try to duplicate Miss Hale's supposed suicide by knocking him on the head and turning the gas on. Rescued by his girlfriend he grabs a gun and starts taking up housebreaking, until he determines the escort agency is cover for a counterfeiting operation. Then he shoots it out with the villains but feels frustrated because the mastermind behind the operation, the man who actually killed Jane has apparently gotten away unseen. Fortunately that doesn't last, because Jane's new boyfriend comes after Ray to try to kill him and Jane's friend who came to talk to Ray. Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery

6 two writers are considered sacred monsters of yellow, are both British and both are related to the special characters, "Sherlock Holmes" by Doyle and Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple by Agatha Christie. about how to write, christie Aghatha which is very quiet, attentive to people and prefer to fix the yellow trying to figure out the culprit. Conan Doyle instead his character uses both the logic and the legendary Doyle phrase is: "Consider all the possibilities, removed the impossible, that remains, however improbable is the right one." The stories are of doyle holmes of raccontanti from the server, Dr. Watson, which makes us enter into the mysteries of mind great Agatha Christie, Conan Doyle and the way they write


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