4:50 from Paddington
Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no-one else sees it, no-one reports it and no corpse is found she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle. Marple asks her... show more
Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no-one else sees it, no-one reports it and no corpse is found she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle. Marple asks her highly efficient and intelligent young acquaintance, Lucy Eyelesbarrow to infiltrate the Crackenthorpe family, who seem to be at the heart of the mystery, and help unmask a murderer.
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple
I grew up a huge Miss Marple fan. I love anything that is remotely Miss Marple-y. Murder She Wrote, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, you name it, I have loved them. :D
On her way by train to visit her old friend Jane Marple for Christmas, Mrs Elspeth McGillicuddy is shocked to realise that she's witnessing a murder in the train running parallel. A tall, dark man in a dark coat is strangling a blond woman in a fur coat and there is nothing Mrs McGillicuddy can do. ...
Underwhelming, though enjoyable. My first Agatha Christie novel. I had no rhyme or reason in choosing this title. I literally just borrowed the first one available from Overdrive. I think I had expectations that it would be more dazzling, or exciting than it turned out. I appreciate, however, the ...
To my delight, I read this book while on a train. At one point another train did pull alongside us and I checked to make sure no one was getting murdered. Alas, my wish to live in a book remains a daydream. In case you haven't read the book, it opens with a woman on a train who sees a murder on th...
This has been one of my favorite Agatha Christie novels since the first time I read it. The premise of the novel fascinates me and Lucy absolutely fascinates me. The premise is that Mrs. McGillicuddy see a murder happen on a train that her train happens to be passing but when she reports it, there ...
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