‘It’s very simple, really,’ said Miss Marple, but A Pocket Full of Rye is anything but. Just when you think you have it worked out; it turns out that you have not. The twists and turns in this story! And what a sad ending too, for Gladys Martin, one of the characters employed as a … Continue reading Book Review. A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie.
I thought having the one central character in Sparkling Cyanide, that being Rosemary, meant that you got a constant revolving perception of the woman. Each chapter in the first part of Sparkling Cyanide was dedicated to a character who was around the table in a restaurant, when Rosemary takes her own life, and has some … Continue reading Book Review. Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie.
Miss Marple features in all of 5 pages of The Moving Finger. I was reading it, wondering when Marple was going to appear in Lymstock because that’s definitely not the town she is from but instead we have brother and sister, Jerry and Joanna. They are new inhabitants to the town of Lymstock, getting acquainted … Continue reading Book Review. The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie.
There was something quaint about Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? It made me think of Enid Blyton, especially in our detective duo, Bobby and Frankie. Almost childlike. Frankie is a lady Frances, moneyed as Doctor Who would put it. You would assume it would be Frankie that was the stuffiest of the pair but it’s … Continue reading Book Review. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie.
Mr Rafiel has died, leaving Miss Marple a mystery that isn’t yet a mystery because other than he wants Miss Marple to do something for him, he doesn’t leave her any of the facts. He has booked her on a tour of the Famous Houses and Gardens of Great Britain. Miss Marple simply needs to … Continue reading Nemesis by Agatha Christie