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A facsimile first edition hardback of the Miss Marple books, published to mark the 75th anniversary of her first appearance and to celebrate her new-found success on television.

When The Murder at the Vicarage was published in October 1930, little did the literary world realise that Agatha Christie, already famous for her early Poirot titles, was introducing a character who would become the best-loved female sleuth of all time. The 14 Marple books would appear at intervals over the next 49 years, with Miss Marple's Final Cases published in 1979, three years after Agatha's death.

To mark the 75th anniversary of Miss Marple's first appearance, and to celebrate her renewed fortunes as a primetime television star, this collection of facsimile first editions will be the perfect way to enjoy these books in their original form – 12 novels and two short story collections. Reproducing the original typesetting and formats from the first editions from the Christie family's own archive copies, these books sport the original covers which have been painstakingly restored from the best available copies, reflecting five decades of iconic cover design.

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4.50 from Paddington (Facsimile of the 1957 Collins Crime Club first edition)

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The suspense is agonizing. --Daily Mail (London)

"The suspense is agonizing."--Daily Mail (London)

"A model detective story, there is never a dull moment."--The Times (London)

"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

"Of all Christie's detectives, it's Jane Marple who best understood what can drive ordinary people to the extraordinary act of taking a life."--S. J. Rozan, Edgar Award-winning author

"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 Tribune

Of all Christie s detectives, it s Jane Marple who best understood what can drive ordinary people to the extraordinary act of taking a life. --S. J. Rozan, Edgar Award-winning author"

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 Tribune"

A model detective story, there is never a dull moment. --The Times (London)"

The suspense is agonizing. --Daily Mail (London)"

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