Volume 78 in The Agatha Christie Classic Collection (1979). Limited edition of 1000 copies worldwide First, the mystery man in the church with a bullet-wound...then, the riddle of a dead man's buried treasure...the curious conduct oif a caretaker after a fatal riding accident...the corpse and a tape-measure...the girl framed for theft...and the suspect accused of stabbing his wife with a dagger. Six gripping cases with one thing in common -- the astonishing deductive powers of Miss Marple. Also includes two non-Marple mysteries, 'The Dressmaker's Doll' and 'In a Glass Darkly'.
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Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary WestmacottReview:
'When it all becomes clear as day, the reader can only say, "Now why didn't I think of that?" But he never does. Miss Christie at her best.' Springfield Republican
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Book Description Collins Crime, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002315963
Book Description Collins Crime, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2315963
Book Description Collins Crime, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002315963