The Body in the Library
It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing evening dress and heavy make-up, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains... show more
It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing evening dress and heavy make-up, which is now smeared across her cheeks.
But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later discovered in an abandoned quarry?
The respectable Bantrys invite Miss Marple to solve the mystery... before tongues start to wag.
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Publish date: 12 kwietnia 2011
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple short stories (#3)
This is my first Miss Marple book and I was a wee disappointed that she wasn't in it more. I haven't read a "cozy" murder mystery in a really long time, if ever, and it was a lot slower than I am used it. It was really good though and I was quite surprised at the end when the murderer was revealed. ...
I´ve got to admit, I admire Miss Marple´s deductive skills. I wouldn´t be able to solve a single one of her cases (even if there were enough clues to work with). Sitting in a corner, knitting and listening and watching closely what´s going on around her, that how she does it. Yet with this book, I w...
Another theme of my summer reading this year: favorite older mysteries, and unread mysteries by Christie. This is one I'd never read. Before we can figure out whodunnit, we have to figure out whatthehellisthisbodydoinghere? Personal copy
It always astonishes me how Agatha Christie still manages to surprise us all with her intricate plots, written over 70 years ago. Truly the best in her genre!
Obsidian Blue & I have both been reading the Poirot mysteries, and as it happens, she read Miss Marple last year. I'm going in reverse order & will be reading Miss Marple next year. However, my family was looking for an Agatha to listen to on our vacation, & this one was relatively short (a little...
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