Absent in the Spring is a novel written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by William Collins & Sons in August 1944 and in the US by Farrar & Rinehart later in the same year. It was the third of six novels Christie wrote under the nom-de-plume Mary Westmacott. The title is a quotation from Shakespeare's sonnet 98: "From you have I been absent in the spring," Stranded between trains, Joan Scudamore finds herself reflecting upon her life, her family, and finally coming to grips with the uncomfortable truths about her life. The Times Literary Supplement's review of 19...
|Genre:||Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery, Suspense, Tragedy|
|Number of editions:||6|