Book Reviews of Five Complete Miss Marple Novels

Five Complete Miss Marple Novels
Five Complete Miss Marple Novels
Author: Agatha Christie
ISBN-13: 9780517321775
ISBN-10: 0517321777
Publication Date: 7/8/1987
Pages: 650
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 4
Includes: The Mirror Crack'd, A Carribbean Mystery, Nemesis, What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! and The Body in the Library.
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Helpful Score: 1
Five complete Miss Marple novels. The clever octogenarian is addicted to solving undercover crimes.
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Helpful Score: 1
This was my first exposure to Agatha Christie and Miss Marple and I was very pleased! Great stories with a multiplicity of characters to suspect and not so much foreshadowing that you know who "did it" before you're supposed to. Old-fashioned and fun! My only advice is to read the fifth story in the book before the first one for a sense of continuity.
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This is a great body of work to sit down and enjoy all at once.

The stories:

1. The Mirror Crack'd: "...is a strangely touching and thoroughly engrossing story of an ill-fated glamorous actress. The clues are particularly closely knit as a pleasant charity party is marred by a murder, with several others to follow."
2. A Caribbean Mystery: "...Major Pelgrave interrupts his boring stories to tell Miss Marple about a murderer he has known; then he pulls out a snapshot of that murderer. A killing follows and the mystery is airborne."
3. Nemesis: "is a fascinating tale that takes Jane Marple traveling a route given her by a dead man. A handsome sum will be hers if she can solve a murder she knows absolutely nothing about."
4. What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!: "On a train going to visit Miss Marple, she sees a man in a passing train, 'His hands were round the throat of a woman who faced him, and he was slowly, remorselessly strangling her.'"
5. The Body In The Library: "A dance hall girl becomes (the title) - in the exclusive home of Mrs. Bantry, one of Jane Marple's friends. A house full of likely suspects includes the angry in-laws of a rich crippled man who wanted to adopt the girl."
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Miss Marple is never dated to me.
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Excellent! I couldn't put it down! It wasn't easy to figure out "whodunnit" because of all the twists!
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Dust cover is missing from this copy.