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The Moving Finger - Agatha Christie
The Moving Finger
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425105696 (0425105695)
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple (#4)
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Lillelara rated it
3.0 The Moving Finger
The small town of Lymstock gets terrorized by a person, who sends out poison pen letters to the inhabitants of the village. At first the villagers consider the letters to be of no importance, but this changes when one of the recipients of the letters dies. I neither loved The Moving Finger nor did...
Moonlight Madness
Moonlight Madness rated it
3.5 The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie
I read this one for Terror in a Small Town. It would also work for: Amateur Sleuth, Country House Mystery, Murder Most Foul and, also, Cozy Mystery. Someone is terrorizing the village of Lymstock with poison pen letters, and everyone has received one! The letters are threatening, and accuse the in...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
4.0 Lovely Reread
This is listed as a Ms. Marple story, but she plays a minimal role and doesn't even appear until the last 30 pages. I really enjoyed the narrator, Jerry Burton. He was wounded during World War II and is recovering. His doctor told him to go rest in a quiet English village where little happens. The...
Papyrus to Datapad
Papyrus to Datapad rated it
5.0 The Moving Finger
The moving finger is interesting as it is billed as a Miss Marple novel, and indeed Miss Marple does play a significant role in solving the mystery, but more than two thirds of the story is over before she makes her first appearance.As with all Christie novels, the real star of the novel are the peo...
Cassandra Reads
Cassandra Reads rated it
4.0 The Moving Finger [Agatha Christie]
This one is my favorite in this series so far, but I'll likely say that about the next one as well. I'm a little disappointed that this one sticks to one person's POV, Jerry Burton in this case. It's a little odd that we, the readers, never learn what the letters say, but enough is said that we ca...
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