Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friend living in a Victorian mansion which doubles as a rehabilitiation centre for delinquents. Her fears are confirmed when a youth fires a revolver at the administrator, Lewis Serrocold. Neither is injured. But a mysterious visitor, Mr Gilbrandsen, is less fortunate - shot dead simultaneously in another part of the building. Pure coincidence? Miss Marple thinks not, and vows to discover the real reason for Mr Gilbrandsen's visit.
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Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friendliving in Stoneygates, a rehabilitation center fordelinquents. Her fears are confirmed when someoneshoots at the administrator. Although he is notinjured, a mysterious visitor is less fortunate—shotdead simultaneously in another part of the building.
Pure coincidence? Miss Marple thinks not, andmust use all her cunning to solve the riddle of thestranger’s visit ... and his murder.About the Author:
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 Westmacott.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2001. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4239911
Book Description HarperCollins, London, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition 1st Printing. illus. unclipped DJ in brodart wrap, black cloth, tanned edges, slightly cocked, ex-lib marks, 222pp --- Reissued Collection No. 52. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 0052263
Book Description Collins, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Kenneth Farnhill (illustrator). Greenway Edition. 223 pages. The book is in very nice shape, but has a little soil to the top of the pageblock. The DJ is price clipped and has some minor edgewear and a couple of closed tears. Miss Marple is the heroine of this story. No. Bookseller Inventory # 9756