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A Caribbean Mystery: A Miss Marple Mystery (Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection)

September 23, 2016 - Comment

Stricken with arthritis, Miss Jane Marple has packed herself off, at the insistence of her nephew, for some rest and relaxation at a resort in the Caribbean. The sea is sublime and the weather is fine in this quiet paradise so far away from bustling St. Mary Mead. But suddenly the calm is interrupted by

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Stricken with arthritis, Miss Jane Marple has packed herself off, at the insistence of her nephew, for some rest and relaxation at a resort in the Caribbean. The sea is sublime and the weather is fine in this quiet paradise so far away from bustling St. Mary Mead. But suddenly the calm is interrupted by the death of Major Palgrave, one of her fellow guests at the hotel.


Miss Marple finds herself quite disturbed by this turn of events. She’d just spent the previous evening speaking with the major, who’d seemed to her to be in perfectly good health. He’d been telling her about a photograph that he had–“a snapshot of a murderer…,” he’d claimed. Convinced that the major’s death was not at all natural, she begins to ask difficult questions. It soon becomes clear that a murderer is lurking among her companions at the hotel, and it is up to Miss Marple to root this person out before he or she can strike again.

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Gary F. Taylor says:

Miss Marple In An Unlikely Setting Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the best known mystery novelist of the 20th Century–and with good reason, for when it came to plots, truly fiendish plots, she could easily out-construct all competitors. Even so, as Christie entered her sunset years, the nature of her novels changed, often becoming less interesting for the complex plots that made her reputation than for a their chatty charm. 

Anonymous says:

Murder and Mayhem in the Caribbean This story is set in the Caribbean – quite an unusual setting for Miss Marple who usually prefers to stay close to home. A garrulous major talks about various crimes he has observed over the years and says he may have recognized a killer…the next day he is found dead and Miss Marple finds herself called upon to solve the crime. Notable for its beautiful locales as well as the interesting dialogue among the various characters, the most interesting of which is the interplay between Miss…

Margaret Durbin says:

Good read. Real Kindle Version. Kindle review – 

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