As Miss Marple sits in the Carribbean sun, pondering how nothing ever happens here, her attention is aroused by an old soldier's story about a strange coincidence. Infuriatingly, just as he is about to show her an astonsihing photograph, his mind begins to wander, and he doesn't finish the story.
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‘Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do.’ New York Times
'Liveliness… infectious zest… as good as anything Miss Christie has done.' ObserverFrom the Back Cover:
A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY
As Miss Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever 'happened'.
Eventually, her interest was aroused by an old soldier’s yarn about a strange coincidence. Infuriatingly, just as he was about to show her an astonishing photograph, the Major’s attention wandered. He never did finished the story…
'Agatha Christie' was born in Torquay 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. She wrote 79 crime mysteries and collections, and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is attribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of her plots.
“Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do”
NEW YORK TIMES
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Book Description Fontana, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6164358