The Body in the Library: A Miss Marple Mystery

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Harper Collins, Sep 16, 2003 - Fiction - 224 pages
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The iconic Miss Marple must investigate the case of a girl found dead in Agatha Christie’s classic mystery, The Body in the Library

It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing an evening dress and heavy makeup, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later discovered in an abandoned quarry?

The respectable Bantrys invite Miss Marple into their home to investigate. Amid rumors of scandal, she baits a clever trap to catch a ruthless killer.


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User Review  - MarcusBastos - LibraryThing

That's an engaging reading. A mystery full of surprises and hard to solve. One must love Miss Marple, her cleverness and capacity to stick to details. The story flows naturally, always claiming the reader's attention. Like it a lot! Read full review

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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

Colonel and Mrs. Bantry wake up to the maid's cry that there is a dead woman in the library. Mrs. Bantry calls in her friend Jane Marple, the local village sleuth. to assist in finding out who the ... 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.

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