The Body in the Library
When the body of a beautiful blonde is found in the library of Gossington Hall, the rumor-mongers run wild. And just what the young woman was doing in the quiet village is what Miss Jane Marple means to discover, as she sets a clever trap for a ruthless killer. Christie's works are published in... show more
When the body of a beautiful blonde is found in the library of Gossington Hall, the rumor-mongers run wild. And just what the young woman was doing in the quiet village is what Miss Jane Marple means to discover, as she sets a clever trap for a ruthless killer. Christie's works are published in 44 languages.
Publish date: September 16th 2003
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Marple short stories (#3)
Written seventy-eight years ago, this book still feels modern and fresh.It's brimming with energy, humour, and sharp observations and has a twisty plot that kept me guessing right to the end. 'The Body In The Library' was published in 1942 but it feels fresh, light and modern. It has a cleve...
A fantastic Miss Marple, which has definitely improved for me on this reread. The mystery is wonderfully twisted and I´m still in awe how Miss Marple has been able to solve the murder. Miss Marple is amazing! And I particularly enjoyed that the vicar and his wife Griselda made an appearance as well ...
"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...
“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...
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...