John Reginald Halliday Christie
Standard Name: Christie, John Reginald Halliday
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|Literary Setting||Ruth Rendell||
This book exhibits RR 's two great strengths: the hypnotic grasp of her stories, and the skill with which she creates not only inadequate and twisted characters but their whole environment. Her protagonist, Mix Cellini...
|Textual Production||F. Tennyson Jesse||
FTJ edited and introduced another in this series (which ran to about seventy titles) the following year, and two more in the thirties. In 1947 she edited a volume about the two men who had...
|Textual Production||Ruth Rendell||
RR dedicated to P. D. James her thriller Thirteen Steps Down, about a man whose escalating obsession with the murderer John Reginald Christie leads him first to murder and then to becoming swallowed up...
9 March 1950
Timothy Evans , a van-driver in his early twenties, was hanged for the murders of his wife and baby daughter, who were more likely killed by the family's landlord, John Reginald Halliday Christie .