The Moving Finger
Publish date: April 15th 1987
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
Series: Miss Marple (#4)
Book: The Moving Finger Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Mystery/Fiction Summary: Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secrets - a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only a minor stir. But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs. Symmingto...
I read the original bundle for this book back in 2017, so I decided to do re-reads, with stand alone reviews. Can't lie, this book still irks my heart. I read this one second since I knew it was shorter than "The Body in the Library" and that one holds a special place in my heart. "The Moving Fing...
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...
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...
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...