Additional Resources for The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

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Blain, Virginia, Isobel Grundy, and Patricia Clements, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English, Yale University Press, 1990, pp 207-8.

This reference work provides an encapsulated biographies of major women writers, noting their contribution to women's literature

Carlson, Marvin "Is There a Real Inspector Hound? Mousetraps, Deathtraps, and the Disappearing Detective" in Modern Drama, Vol. 36, no. 3, September, 1993, pp 431-42.

This article notes the influence of Christie's play on later theatrical parodies Carlson compares The Mousetrap to Tom Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound (1968), Ira Levin's Deathtrap (1978), and Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth (1970).

Fitzgibbon, Russell H. The Agatha Christie Companion, Bowling Green University Press, 1980.

Fitzgibben's work is considered by many to be one of the most complete resources assembled on Christie. The text includes a detailed biography, a discussion of Christie's work, and critical reviews.

Funk E. Lewis "Mousetrap Aves," New York Times, November, 1960, p. 46.

Funk's review provides an enthusiastic recommendation for...

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