A further four of Agatha Christie's twelve, celebrated Miss Marple novels in a single volume, bound in the stylish livery of the new series. Nemesis Miss Marple receives a letter from a friend who died only a week earlier - a letter urging her to investigate a crime. But he has failed to tell her the nature of the nature of the crime. The only clue he leaves is an almost unfathomable quotation...Sleeping Murder Since Gwenda moved into her home, odd things have started to happen. In fear, she turns to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts - and unravel a 'perfect' crime that has escaped detection for 18 years...At Bertram's Hotel A holiday in London draws Miss Marple to Bertram's Hotel, where she can indulge herself in all the comforts of a bygone era. But she senses that something sinister lurks beneath the well-polished veneer...The Murder at The Vicarage The Colonel's body is discovered in the Vicarage study. Yet only a few hours before, the vicar himself declared, 'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe would be doing the world at large a service.' Miss Marple finds it all most intriguing...
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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 Westmacott.Review:
'Full of freshness and charm ... Miss Marple is spry, shrewd and compassionate' Sunday Telegraph
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006499619