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The Body in the Library - Agatha Christie
The Body in the Library
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A young, blond woman is found dead on the floor of Colonel and Mrs. Bantry’s library. Nobody seems to know who the woman is, let alone how she wound up murdered in the Bantry’s home. Jane Marple is called in and the chase is on.
A young, blond woman is found dead on the floor of Colonel and Mrs. Bantry’s library. Nobody seems to know who the woman is, let alone how she wound up murdered in the Bantry’s home. Jane Marple is called in and the chase is on.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781579126261 (157912626X)
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple short stories (#3)
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Body in the Library - Agatha Christie
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
DanySpike
DanySpike rated it
4.0 The Body in the Library (Miss Marple #3) - Agatha Christie
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!
Moonlight Dragon
Moonlight Dragon rated it
4.0 Victim blaming, 1941
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...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 THE BODY IN THE LIBRARY by Agatha Christie
It has been awhile since I have read a Miss Marple mystery. I enjoyed this one very much. I forget how humorous Agatha Christie is as she portrays a village's people and their gossip. Very tongue-in-cheek. I like the lightness of her prose. This is a fun read.
Tami
Tami rated it
4.5 Very good classic crime story.
Miss Marple is a great character and very different in the books than the picture I have in mind from the numerous movie versions. The plot was well-thought out and had a surprising twist at the end - in retrospective, like always with Mrs Christie, it all made perfect sense.
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