Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple" series.

Agatha Christie, "The Murder at the Vicarage"

2007-02-25 · in Books, Miss Marple · 89 words

The first Miss Marple mystery. I was given a pile of these by my mother because she couldn't stand Christie's writing style, and I can sort of see what she means; it's written from the perspective of the village parson, and the prose is rather flat and lifeless. It's a reasonably clever mystery, but didn't particularly grab me. I'm neutral on this one.

(My copy is a book club edition; the ISBN below is for a cheaper mass-market paperback.)

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