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The Murder at the Vicarage - Agatha Christie
The Murder at the Vicarage
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Agatha Christie's first ever Miss Marple mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. 'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, 'would... show more
Agatha Christie's first ever Miss Marple mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. 'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, 'would be doing the world at large a service!' It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007120857 (0007120850)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 380
Edition language: English
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Booka
Booka rated it
2.0 Morderstwo na plebanii
CYKL: "PANNA MARPLE" (TOM 1)"Morderstwo na plebanii" otwiera cykl książek Christie, której główną bohaterką jest Panna Marple. Owe Morderstwo to też - można by rzec - pierwsza "sprawa" miłej starszej Pani. Może też dlatego jest w tej książce tak mało panny Marple...Wydarzenia opowiadane są głównie z...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
5.0 The Murder at the Vicarage ★★★★★
My first Miss Marple story was tremendous fun, although I do wish she'd gotten a little more face time. I have to spoiler tag most of my review though. [spoiler] OK the guilty parties definitely took me by surprise. Like Inspector Slack, I was completely taken in by the false confessions and the ...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
5.0 "The Murder At The Vicarage - Miss Marple #1" by Agatha Christie - Highly Recommended
"The Murder At The Vicarage" is a sparkling virtual locked room mystery, filled with benevolent humour and illuminated by the first appearance of the formidable Miss Marple. Perhaps it's because I've only seen Miss Marple in TV series and in films but I expected her to be in the first scene ...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 The Murder at the Vicarage
I don’t feel the need to do an actual review for this one, so instead I’ll just say that Jane Marple is my favorite character that ever came out of Agatha Christie’s mind. As the good vicar said: If I were at any time to set out on a career of deceit, it would be of Miss Marple that I should be afr...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Our First Stand Alone Miss Marple Novel
The first Miss Marple mystery that showcases a different Miss Marple than the one I am used to. This one seems nosy and at times to have ill meanings/feelings. However, in the end we get to see our first glimpse of Nemesis in action with her wanting the person or persons responsible for the murder o...
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