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A Murder Is Announced - Agatha Christie
A Murder Is Announced
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The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: 'A Murder is Announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m..' A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare... show more
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: 'A Murder is Announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m..'

A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out...
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Format: hardcover
Publisher: Dodd Mead and Company
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
Category:
Classics, Mystery, Crime
Series: Miss Marple (#5)
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Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it
5.0 Book Review: A Murder is Announced
Book: A Murder is Announced Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Fiction/Mystery Summary: The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity when the Gazette advertises "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6:30 p.m." A childish practical j...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.5 A Murder Is Announced
Maybe I should start re-reading certain books that I didnĀ“t seem to like the first time around. I end up loving some of them on my second read. The mystery was an intriguing one, I liked the small-town setting and the cast of weird villagers and even though I still knew the identity of the murdere...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 A Murder is Announced
What a great look at the Miss Marple series. This one has an interesting cast of characters, Miss Marple showing everyone up, and references to characters that many in the series should know by now, such as Sir Henry Clithering. Due to Miss Marple's connection to Sir Henry and just being around the ...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 A Murder is Announced / Agatha Christie
Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead, the Inspector and vicar's wife Bunch call in expert Miss Jane Marple. Was Swiss hotel clerk Rudi framed? Miss Letitia Blackstone houses scatty Dora, cousins...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.5 A Murder is Announced
"A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30 p.m. Friends accept this, the only intimation." Little Paddocks is set in a typical village in the English countryside, where people enjoy the quiet life, away from the hustle and bustle of bigger towns...
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