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A Caribbean Mystery - Agatha Christie
A Caribbean Mystery
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"Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?" So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to... show more
"Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?" So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to the curious photo: Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most-talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? Any why is Miss Marple fearing for her own life?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451199928 (0451199928)
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
2.5 Realpolitik or Prejudicial, it matters
My copy of this novel is an edition printed in 1964 for ‘The Book Club’ and costing 16s. 0d. Unsurprising perhaps that ‘A Caribbean Mystery’ has the feel of a bygone era, when colonialism, feminism, racism, sexual orientation and the class system were clearly viewed quite differently. Indeed, it mig...
The Quilty Reader
The Quilty Reader rated it
3.5 You clever old thing, Miss Marple
I read this one for the "overseas travel" square because it gets Miss Marple out of St. Mary's Mead on a long vacation to the sunny climes of the West Indies. As is often the case with Christie, the reader must, rather uncomfortably, wade through some casual racism/colonialism/sexism to enjoy the my...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Peril at End House / A Caribbean Mystery / The Mirror Crack'd
I am so behind with writing reviews that I thought I'd catch up on all my recent Christie mysteries in one. I really enjoyed all three of these to the same extent: neither pretended to be anything than a straight forward murder mystery. There was hardly any social commentary - and none of which I ...
Tami
Tami rated it
4.0 Different setting -
same quality. After around 40 Agatha Christie books, there is a certain amount of recurring themes. Still there are fresh characters, great dialogues and a high quality of writing.
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 A Caribbean Mystery
If you have to take a vacation in the sun, make sure you bring, A Caribbean Mystery with you.The novel takes place in the Caribbean. Miss Marple's nephew Raymond (see The Thirteen Problems) sends her off for a rest after she has been ill.We have Miss Marple sitting next to a Major Palgrave who tends...
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