1980 Hardcover Book, Miss Marble Meets Murder, Agatha Christie, Mystery, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Classic, Collectible, Short Stories

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1980 Hardcover Book, Miss Marble Meets Murder, Agatha Christie, Mystery, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Classic, Collectible, Short Stories

A hardcover classic book entitled Miss Marble Meets Murder by Agatha Christie. The cover boards are black with the title on the spine in red. It is missing its dust cover. This is an omnibus edition, consisting of four novel of Agatha Christie featuring her elderly detective, Miss Marple.

This is a book of four short stories by Agatha Christie.
They are:

The Mirror Crack'd -- Copyright 1962
One minute, silly Heather Badcock had been babbling on about her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure. But for whom was the deadly poison really intended? Marina’s frozen expression suggested she had witnessed something horrific. But, while others searched for material evidence, Jane Marple conducted a very different investigation – into human nature

A Pocket Full of Rye -- Copyright 1953
A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonizing and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlor which confirmed Jane Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme!

At Bertram's Hotel -- Copyright 1965
An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out! When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind the highly polished veneer. Yet, not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day!

The Moving Finger---Copyright 1942
The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village's quiet charm, eventually causing one recipient to commit suicide. The vicar, the doctor, the servants—all are on the verge of accusing one another when help arrives from an unexpected quarter. The vicar's houseguest happens to be none other than Jane Marple.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (1890 – 1976) was an English writer. She is known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around her fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Christie also wrote the world's longest-running play, a murder mystery, The Mousetrap, and six romances under the name Mary Westmacott. In 1971 she was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for her contribution to literature.

Size:
8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
661 pages
No Dust Jacket
Hardcover
Black covers
Copyright -- 1980
Published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc

This book is in Used but in Good condition. It has no rips or tears. The binding is solid but worn. This book has been loved and read through the years.

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