A new tie-in edition of Agatha Christie’s bestseller, to coincide with the broadcast of the new movie on ITV starring Geraldine McEwan. Includes a full colour plate section, a ‘making of’ essay, background facts and a bonus chapter.
For an instant the two trains ran together, side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnessed a murder. Helplessly, she stared out of her carriage window as a man remorselessly tightened his grip around a woman’s throat. The body crumpled. Then the other train drew away.
But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take her story seriously? After all, there were no suspects, no other witnesses… and no corpse.
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‘A model detective story, there is never a dull moment.’ The Times
'The suspense is agonising.' Daily Mail
'Miraculously fresh from a vintage pen.' Sunday Dispatch
‘Without the female of the species, indeed, detective fiction would be in a bad way. Miss Christie never harrows her readers, being content to intrigue and amuse them.’ Times Literary Supplement
'The great mistress of the last-minute switch is at it again… even the experts have given up any attempts to out-guess Miss Christie.' New Yorker
‘Precisely what one expects: the most delicious bamboozling possible in a babble of bright talk and a comprehensive bristle of suspicion all adeptly managed to keep you much too alert elsewhere to see the neat succession of clues that catch a murderer we never so much as thought of.’ New York Herald TribuneBook Description:
Elspeth McGillicuddy is not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no one else sees it, no one reports it and no corpse is found she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle. Miss Marple asks her highly efficient and intelligent young acquaintance Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to infiltrate the Crackenthorpe family, who seem to be at the heart of the mystery, and help unmask a murderer.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 4.50 from Paddington (Miss Marple) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780007191017
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Book Description Harper Collins, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Synopsis:-Agatha Christie`s audacious mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers For an instant the two trains ran together, side by side In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnessed a murder Helplessly, she stared out of her carriage window as a man remorselessly tightened his grip around a woman`s throat The body crumpled Then the other train drew away But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take her story seriously? After all, there were no suspects, no other witnessesand no corpse-> this Paperback book was published by Harper Collins in 2005 it has 378 pages we have grade it as Good and Has A Few Scuffs Marks Etc it will be shipped from our UK warehouse shipping is Free for UK buyers and at a reasonable charge for buyer outside the UK. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007191017AJ230