Miss Marple by Agatha Christie
The Complete Short Stories

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This collection gathers together every short story featuring one of Agatha Christie’s most famous creations: Miss Marple. Described by her friend Dolly Bantry as “the typical old maid of fiction,” Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in the sleepy hamlet of St. Mary Mead. Yet, by observing village life she has gained an unparalleled insight into human nature—and used it to devastating effect. As her friend Sir Henry Clithering, the ex- Commissioner of Scotland Yard, has been heard to say: “She’s just the finest detective God ever made”—and many Agatha Christie fans would agree.

 

About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
 
Published November 5, 2013 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 387 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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But the most Hart-felt tribute is saved for Marple's superb detection: her wonderful cover as a ""fluffy old village lady,"" her skill in duplicity, her steely logic, her penchant for collecting facts while counting stitches on amorphous knitted garments, her synthesizing knowledge of human natur...

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Everywhere that Miss Jane Marple goes, she seems to find something awry that needs here remarkable skills to set to right.

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Miss Marple's Final Cases is a collection of nine Miss Marple short stories, all from the prolific pen of Dame Agatha Christie.

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