Tuesday Teaser – The Hound of Death by Agatha Christie


Teaser Tuesday is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

Grab your current read.
Let the book fall open to a random page.
Share with us two (2) ‘teaser’ sentences from that page.

Hound of death The Hound of Death is a book of short stories. Today’s teaser is from the second story, The Red Signal on page 46:

And I will tell you this, if the man suffering from a delusion happened to hold his tongue about it, in all probability we should never be able to distinguish him from a normal individual. The extraordinary sanity of the insane is a most interesting subject.

14 thoughts on “Tuesday Teaser – The Hound of Death by Agatha Christie

  1. Oh, I so adore Agatha Christie! But you know, I don’t think I’ve ever read her short stories, or anything but the Miss Marple books. Now you’ve got me thinking about picking her up again, and expanding my repertoire. Great teaser!

    Meanwhile, my own teaser is at Bookishgal.


  2. Thought-provoking. I think it really might be true about mental imbalance in some cases…that if you’re just silent, nobody will be able to tell. Thanks for a great teaser!

    You can check out mine here.


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