The Bloodstained Pavement and Other Stories (Miss Marple)

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9780001055964: The Bloodstained Pavement and Other Stories (Miss Marple)

Five Miss Marple short stories taken from The Thirteen Problems

When Raymond West, a young writer is entertaining friends they decide that each should tell a story of a mystery, without revealing the answer so that the others can try to guess the outcome. It is felt that with their combined skills and variety of individual experience, they will be able to solve the problems presented.

Raymond’s contribution is his rich writer’s imagination, while Joyce Lemprière sees things through the eyes of a woman as well as an artist. Dr Pender the clergyman, claims to know the hidden side of human character. Mr Petherick, a lawyer, is only interested in the logical approach to the mysteries, whereas Sir Henry Clithering, ex-commissioner of Scotland Yard, is obviously skilled at crime solving generally.

And then there is Raymond’s Aunt Jane – a gentle lady with snowy hair and pale blue eyes. Miss Marple joins in to make the sixth member of the group: “I’m afraid I am not very clever myself,” she claims, “but living all these years in St Mary Mead does give one an insight into human nature.”

Contents
The Tuesday Night Club
The Idol House of Astarte
Ingots of Gold
The Bloodstained Pavement
Motive v Opportunity

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“The plots are so good that one marvels… most of them would have made a full-length thriller.”
Daily Mirror

From the Back Cover:

READ BY JOAN HICKSON

When her friends from the Tuesday Night Club visit Miss Marple’s house the conversation often turns to unsolved crimes …

Trying to solve these five mysteries from 'The Thirteen Problems' are Raymond West, a young writer, the artist Joyce Lempriere, Dr Pender the clergyman, who claims to know the hidden side of human character, and Mr Petherick, a lawyer who is only interested in the logical approach. Sir Henry Clithering’s experience as commissioner of Scotland Yard speaks for itself.

And then there is Miss Marple, the gentle lady with snowy hair and pale blue eyes who betters them all …

Read by Joan Hickson who played Miss Marple in the popular BBC television series.

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