A Murder Is Announced
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity when the Gazette advertises "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6:30 p.m."
A childish practical joke; A spiteful hoax; Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, the locals arrive at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out and a door swings open revealing a man with a gun who demands, "Stick 'em up." Most people think it's a game, until shots are fired.
An impossible crime; Only Miss Marple can unravel the clues in this classic of crime fiction.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing
Believe it or not, this is the first book by Agatha Christie I have read. She is a much-beloved mystery writer, and was extremely prolific. Perhaps you can divide the reading world into those who are ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
Although this novel didn’t have me on tenterhooks, I appreciate the author’s plotting skills and characterisation. It’s a book I liked in parts rather than on the whole. At times it bored me a little ... Read full review