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The Body in the Library - Agatha Christie
The Body in the Library
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451199874 (0451199871)
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple short stories (#3)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Body in the Library, Shows Miss Marple at Her Best
"The Body in the Library." When retired Colonel Arthur Bantry is wakened he and his wife Dolly are told there is a dead body in the library. They investigate and find a dead young woman in his library at Gossington Hall. The police show up and everyone starts to suspect Colonel Bantry in being behin...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Body in the Library / Agatha Christie
Colonel Bantry has found the strangled body of an exotic blonde bombshell lying on his library hearth - and the neighbors are beginning to talk! When Miss Marple takes an interest, though, things begin to move along nicely, and its all far more convoluted - and sordid - than the genteel Bantrys coul...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
5.0 The Body in the Library
“What I feel is that if one has got to have a murder actually happening in one's house, one might as well enjoy it, if you know what I mean.” This is a Marple story, but I love the book nonetheless. The story follows the typical Christie formula - the impossible murder and a cast of suspects who...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
A quick and fun novel to round out my 2017 reading. This cozy little mystery focuses on the psychology of the characters involved, including a few convincing red herrings that fooled me once again. I chuckled at the meta reference when a boy says in a scene that he's a fan of detective stories and g...
Kell's Reading Realm
Kell's Reading Realm rated it
3.0 Agatha Christie The Body in the Library
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. ...
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