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Lymstock is a town with more than its share ofshameful secrets—a town where even a suddenoutbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only aminor stir.
But all that changes when one of the recipients,Mrs. Symmington, commits suicide. Her final notesays “I can’t go on,” but Miss Marple questions thecoroner’s verdict of suicide. Soon nobody is sure ofanyone—as secrets stop being shameful and startbecoming deadly.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Christie seems to have been dividing her pagecount between the mystery components and a smalltown gossip story, resulting in it sometimes being tricky to hold onto the clues --... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kei Smith
No smoke without fire! It's the smoke(screen), I mean the anonymous letters, that blocked my eyes. I fixed the culprit as Megan. Read morePublished on March 5 2008 by Juran Liu
I thought this book was pretty good. I had the audio book and I did not really like the reader. She was a little hard to understand. I love murder mysteries. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2004 by Kara
"The Moving Finger writes; and having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of... Read more
Written during the long wartime nights in London, only stopped by the frequent bombing raids, The Moving Finger (1943) is Agatha Christie's 42nd novel. ..."Rather to my surprise... Read morePublished on Sept. 27 2002 by Geert Daelemans
In addition to the delights one gleams from Christie's deft, skillful plotting, incisive wit, and rich characterizations, the true strength of "The Moving Finger" is Christie's... Read morePublished on Aug. 3 2002 by cdset
When Jerry Burton was ordered to find a restful place to recover from injuries from flying, Lymstock seemed to be just what the doctor ordered - a little village which had been... Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2002 by snowy
This story is told by Jerry Burton, an RAF flyer recovering from a crash. He has been sent to the village of Lymstock to get rest and quiet. Read morePublished on March 14 2001 by Antoinette Klein