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Informal a novel, play, etc., concerned with a crime, usually murder
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WHEN it comes to whodunits, I must confess to not being a huge fan, but the brilliance of Agatha Christie is that she weaves plots of intricate subtlety that leave you scratching your head for 95% of the time.
While "Curtains" is billed as a "musical comedy whodunit," there aren't really enough clues to make it an engaging mystery.
Written by international journalist Werner Holzwarth, The Story of the Little Mole Who Went in Search of Whodunit is a most unusual picturebook in that it deals frankly with an oft-avoided topic: fecal matter.
First-time director Allen Coulter frames ``Hollywoodland'' as a whodunit.
Prepare to be amazed and thrilled by this legendary whodunit.
The story begins with the discovery of his diaries and is followed by an epilog, which adds another layer to this unusual whodunit.
The Whodunit was one of the most successful events presented by the ADAAF and a curtain call may be planned for 2004 in Anaheim.
THE SAFE HOUSE: Before you groan about another doc and detective combo drama, rest assured this is far from the usual formulaic whodunit peppered with medical jargon and grumpy cops.
In "Bus Riders," people--students, shoppers, seniors, commuters--are observed on excursions around the city; in "Murder Mystery People," characters out of what seems to be an Agatha Christie--type country-house whodunit (or maybe just a game of Clue?
As the historical whodunit unfolded the finger of suspicion pointed to the King.
Document of the Memory") to the not-so-Greek chorus of local witnesses that performs a carnivalesque testimonio in the midst of a whodunit mystery a la Mumbo Jumbo.
19 SCIENCE paper, is a whodunit solved by Richman, Gary S.