"How pleasant to meet Miss Marple again." -Literary Times Supplement So pleasant in fact, she was the Anthony Award Winner for Best Series of the Century. Here she solves a crime that not only has no body, no weapon, and no suspects, but no evidence that a crime has even been committed. All... show more
"How pleasant to meet Miss Marple again." -Literary Times Supplement So pleasant in fact, she was the Anthony Award Winner for Best Series of the Century. Here she solves a crime that not only has no body, no weapon, and no suspects, but no evidence that a crime has even been committed. All Miss Marple has to go on is one single word: nemesis.
Publish date: May 1st 2000
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Why is this book often noted as the least favorite Agatha Christie book? Except for Miss Marple talking about herself in the 3rd person "call me Nemesis" (which had my eyes rolling), the story itself was good. It's been so long since I reach it that I kept flip-flopping between two of the sisters as...
I prefer the books in this series that are from Miss Marple's POV, but I do like learning what others think about her. I still find the idea of an elderly woman being the one to solve these murder cases strangely amusing, but it's hard to argue with her success rate! I love Miss Marple's way of loo...
This was another solid mystery. I really love Miss Marple. I think she is absolutely adorable and also sharp as a tack, and it is great fun to watch everyone underestimate her while she ties knots around them. Watching her start to really feel and sound old in this novel was very hard, though. I a...
I have already read Sleeping Murder so for me Nemesis is my last Miss Marple mystery. I am saddened by that a great deal but Nemesis ended up being just a four star read for me which was very disappointing to me after reading and loving "A Caribbean Mystery" and "At Betram's Hotel".Nemesis has Miss ...
I can always count on Agatha Christie to soothe my restless soul. Poirot has overshadowed Ms Marple as my favourite throughout the years but she does have her good qualities. 'Nemesis' was rather slow-paced and too descriptive but it still managed to calm me down and keep me interested. Oh, how I lo...
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