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A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax - Dorothy Gilman
A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax
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"Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie's Miss Marple a rival to reckon with."TORONTO STARA secret agent like no other, Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, karate, yoga--and a little spying now and then. This time the mysterious Mr. Carstairs sent her to Switzerland--to a famous... show more
"Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie's Miss Marple a rival to reckon with."TORONTO STARA secret agent like no other, Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, karate, yoga--and a little spying now and then. This time the mysterious Mr. Carstairs sent her to Switzerland--to a famous health resort where the world's intelligence agents had gathered. Her mission: to track down a missing package of plutonium--just enough to make a small atomic bomb. It was a job that suited Mrs. Pollifax's talents. She's good with people and even better at sniffing out their secrets. But it was not until she became enchanted with Robin, the young jewel thief, that her new adventure really began....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780449208649 (0449208648)
Publisher: Fawcett
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Mrs Pollifax (#4)
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meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
I returned to this book this past week, as one of the best comfort reads I know. When the world is overwhelming, this series has been one of my best refuges, one of my favourite fictional universes to escape into when I have no energy to go anywhere new. (Other comfort reads include L.M. Montgomery,...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax
[These notes were made in 1987:]. I approached Mrs. Pollifax, a new detective for me, with the more curiosity because she had been recommended by a friend who does not often indulge in light reading. And indeed Mrs. Pollifax is a little off-beat for a detective; she shares with Miss Marple her age,...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
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I completed this book on the day I returned from my first and only trip to Paris. Mrs. Pollifax is always a way to relax after a trying day with the French.
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