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While two trains idle next to each other, Elspeth McGillicuddy sees a strangulation taking place from her compartment. Only the persistent Miss Jane Marple takes Elpeth's report seriously. Reader Joan Hickson was personally selected by Christie to play Miss Marple on the stage.

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For an instant the two trains ran together,side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnesseda murder. Helplessly, she stared out of hercarriage window as a man remorselessly tightened hisgrip around a woman’s throat. The body crumpled.Then the other train drew away.

But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take herstory seriously? After all, there were no suspects,no other witnesses . . . and no corpse.

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Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was a British crime writer best known for her detective novels and short stories. According to Guinness World Records, she is the best-selling novelist of all time, her novels having sold over four billion copies and having been translated into more than one hundred languages. The Agatha Award for best mystery and crime writers was named in her honor.



Emilia Fox, an acclaimed and award-winning actress, most notably played the title role in the play Katherine Howard at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and Clara Copperfield in a television movie production of David Copperfield. In 2004 she began playing pathologist Nikki Alexander on the television series Silent Witness. In 2006 she garnered much praise for her role in the independent comedy-drama Cashback.

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Book Description Collins, 1976. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. An UNREAD, very good/fair 1977, CRIME CLUB HARDBACK in unclipped dw. Two tiny tears to top front of dw and signs of wear around edge of DW.H@int of slight foxing top edge. #S4. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 001719

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