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Miss Marple Paperback – Nov 1 1986

4.4 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (TRD); Reprint edition (Nov. 1 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425094863
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425094860
  • Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 2.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 281 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,464,530 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Fans of the amiable, omniscient Miss Marple will be delighted by the first publication in one volume of all 20 short stories that Christie centered on the elderly sleuth. Wearing her black lace mittens, Miss Marple sits in her chair, knitting and digesting details of murders of all descriptions (from poisonings to a drowning to a shooting by bow and arrow). She manages, of course, to see through all false identities and bogus alibis, and neatly solves each puzzle, no matter how obscure or far-fetched. The bulk of the stories are gathered from The Tuesday Club murders, chronicling the meetings of a group formed by Miss Marple and a handful of her friends. The members take turns recounting mysteries to which they know the answers, while the others take a stab at cracking the cases. Readers will have fun playing along, but beware: Miss Marple is fierce competition. Foreign rights: Hughes Massie. December 2
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'The plots are so good that one marvels ... most of them would have made a full length thriller.' Daily Mirror --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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I bought this as a Christmas gift for my teenage niece who loves murder mysteries. She is enjoying it as I hoped she would. I think it was a good buy!
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What a great book to read with such wonderful short stories to enjoy! I have always loved Agatha Christie's books, videos, etc. - I love
reading mysteries. I highly recommend this book, especially as a gift, to someone who enjoys mysteries - and the print is a little bit
bigger for those who dislike "squinting" when reading!!!
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I still haven't finished reading all of these shot stories. I sometimes find that there are so many characters in the stories that it is hard to keep track of all of them, but generally the stories are quite intriguing.
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I love the character of Miss Marple. The way she is constantly underestimated never ceases to amuse. Agatha Christie was up to her best when she wrote these stories. Nothing's predictable except that Miss Marple will solve the crime. My favorites in this collection are from The Tuesday Club Murders. None of the stories in this book are very long but with each one I couldn't wait to get to the end and find out who the murderer was. I've read the book twice yet I still couldn't recall or predict who the murder would be in the majority of the stories. Great book!
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Fast delivery great product!
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Just great.
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