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Marie Benedict
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Styles, Sunningdale, England

Styles, named after the country house in Agatha’s first novel, is a neat and orderly home. Agatha is not particularly fond of Styles. She reveals, “To me, this house and the golf club life around which it revolved like a miniature solar system felt forced, even false, and the house’s dark interiors reflected the darkness within this seemingly bright community” (159). In spite of Agatha’s clear aversion to the house, she and Archie move there for his sake. In moving to a house near Archie’s favorite golf course, Agatha hopes that his mood will improve, along with their marriage.

The Christies’ flat, London, England

The London flat where Archie and Agatha live after the war is an unhappy home. Agatha does her best to cook, clean, and manage the house. She hopes that she will earn Archie’s love this way. From the...

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