Pocket Full of Rye

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9780002446631: Pocket Full of Rye

A classic Marple mystery, superbly read by Joan Hickson. Available for the first time on audio.

Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his ‘counting house’ when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals.

Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme…

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BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring June Whitfield as the deceptively mild spinster sleuth. A Pocket Full of Rye With only one bizarre clue to the agonizing death of a wealthy financier, Miss Marple must unravel a mystery hidden in a child's nursery rhyme that is to prove one of the strangest cases of her life.

Review:

“This is the best of the novels starring Christie’s Miss Marple”
New York Times

“A model of complex skulduggery”
New Yorker

“Ingenious”
Times Literary Supplement

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