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People/Characters: Ariadne Oliver

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Agatha Christie : a krimi királynője by Katalin Osvát
The Best of Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express, Cards on the Table, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, Five Little Pigs, The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie
Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie
Cards on the Table [and] Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie
Cards on the Table [BBC Radio Collection] by Enyd Williams
The Case of the Discontented Soldier [short story] by Agatha Christie
The Case of the Rich Woman [short story] by Agatha Christie
Dead Man's Folly by Agatha Christie
Dead Man's Folly [and] Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
Destination unknown ; Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie
Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie
Hallowe'en Party [BBC Radio Collection] by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly by Agatha Christie
Masterpieces in Miniature: The Detectives: Stories by Agatha Christie by Agatha Christie
Mrs. McGinty's Dead by Agatha Christie
Murder in Three Acts / Death in the Clouds / The A.B.C. Murders / Murder in Mesopotamia / Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie
Nemesis | Hallowe'en Party by Detective Book Club
The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie
Parker Pyne Investigates by Agatha Christie
Third Girl by Agatha Christie
Third Girl [and] Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie

Character description

(Fictitious character) Ariadne Oliver is a middle-aged detective story writer, enthusiastic and scatter-brained. She is extremely fond of apples. She is the author of forty-six novels, all best sellers in Britain and America, and freely translated into many other languages. Her approach to solving mysteries is intuitive.

Her first appearance is when Parker Pyne commissions her to write a scenario for one of his clients in "The Case of the Discontented Soldier" in Parker Pyne Investigates [Wikipedia]. She is more often associated with Poirot. [Wikipedia on Ariadne Oliver]

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