The Murder at the Vicarage (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 304 pages
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The murder of Colonel Protheroe -- shot through the head -- is a shock to everyone in St Mary Mead, though hardly an unpleasant one. Now even the vicar, who had declared that killing the detested Protheroe would be 'doing the world at large a favour,' is a suspect -- the Colonel has been dispatched in the clergyman's study, no less. But the picturesque English village of St Mary Mead is overpopulated with suspects. There is of course the faithless Mrs Protheroe; and there is of course her young lover -- an artist, to boot.

Perhaps more surprising than the revelation of the murderer is the detective who will crack the case: 'a white-haired old lady with a gentle, appealing manner.' Miss Jane Marple has arrived on the scene, and crime literature's private men's club of great detectives will never be the same.

  

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Review: The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1)

User Review  - Judy Yarborough - Goodreads

I liked it, esp the setting and being told by the Vicars point of view. However, I am reminded why I lost interest in Dame Agatha's writing. Her stories are cleverly crafted and executed. That is the ... Read full review

Review: The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1)

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

Why did it take me so long to read Agatha Christie? She's definitely the queen of mysteries. Miss Marple was charming and vicar Clement and his wife Griselda were fun, wonderful characters . thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.

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