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A Pocket Full of Rye - Agatha Christie
A Pocket Full of Rye
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After wealthy financier Rex Fortescue’s sudden death, grains of rye are inexplicably found in his pocket. The coroner’s verdict is death by poisoning, yet only one of the dead man’s relatives seems upset. The others all have motives to want the old man dead. When two more members of the Fortescue... show more
After wealthy financier Rex Fortescue’s sudden death, grains of rye are inexplicably found in his pocket. The coroner’s verdict is death by poisoning, yet only one of the dead man’s relatives seems upset. The others all have motives to want the old man dead. When two more members of the Fortescue household are murdered, Miss Marple enters the case. But is one bizarre clue — the pocket full of rye — enough to solve the strangest case of her career?
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671557966 (0671557963)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple (#7)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Miss Marple Does it Again
I weirdly have some Miss Marple in paperback format and some that are not. I have no idea why. So realizing that I had this on my bookshelf, I decided to read it for Halloween Bingo. This was done really well. Christie starts the book off with us following an Inspector Nettle to figure out who murde...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 A Pocket Full of Rye
It was Miss Somers' turn to make the tea. Miss Somers was the newest and the most inefficient of typists. She was no longer young and had a mild worried face like a sheep. The kettle was not quite boiling when Miss Somers poured the water on the tea, but poor Miss Somers was never quite sure when a ...
INNAH'S BOOK LIFE
INNAH'S BOOK LIFE rated it
5.0 A Pocket Full of Rye
Same old good Agatha Cristie book. Easy read and impossible to be put down. I really missed reading the Agatha Cristie books :D
Tami
Tami rated it
3.5 I so dislike it...
...when a beautiful, wild and charming man is the culprit. A complicated plot, the most common motive of it all and a sad end.
Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it
3.5 Sing a song of sixpence
A Pocketful of Rye was first published in 1953, and is one of the Miss Marple novels. I never enjoy the Marples quite so much as I enjoy the Poirots, although I'm not sure why since I actually find Poirot annoying much of the time. This was a fun one, though. Christie builds her murders around the...
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