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A Caribbean Mystery (edition 1964)

by Agatha Christie

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Title:A Caribbean Mystery
Authors:Agatha Christie
Info:POCKET BOOKS (1966), Edition: First Edition, Paperback
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It doesn’t get more classic or cozier than Agatha Christie! This whodunit takes you to the islands, where Miss Marple is staying in a beautiful resort. But is all as idyllic as it seems?
  mcmlsbookbutler | Apr 18, 2017 |
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  moonlight_reads | Dec 11, 2016 |
I'm not normally a Miss Marple fan, but I really liked this one. Normally Miss Marple is too passive a detective for my liking, but she really showed spunk in this one. They mystery was decent and interesting and I really liked the background characters. Emilia Fox did a great job narrating this audiobook. I'm going to have to pay attention to the narrators for Miss Marple books. I'd listen to another one narrated by her because I think she gives life to Miss Marple. ( )
  jguidry | Sep 24, 2016 |
Miss Marple is chilling out in the West Indies, knitting and dabbling her toes in the sea — oh, and solving murders. As one does on vacation. You can tell this is a later Marple because there's plenty of talk about S-E-X, but Marple still remains above it all. I must say, though, that I found it difficult to read Christie's affectionate descriptions of Miss Marple as a "sweet old pussy" without having Donald Trump flashbacks. Wonder if he's ever read any Miss Marple ... ? ( )
  rosalita | May 12, 2016 |
Miss Marple is holidaying in Caribbean resort, but with a mystery of her fellow guest who was to show her the photo of an murderer. And after few days follows another murder.. And Miss Marple is full-on on the mystery and catches the murderer :)
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  PallaviSharma | May 9, 2016 |
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Agatha Christieprimary authorall editionscalculated
Ayres, RosalindNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Carones, MomaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gołaczyńska, MagdalenaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Groen, L.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To my old friend John Cruikshank Rose with happy memories of my visit to the West Indies
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"Take all this business about Kenya," said Major Palgrave.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451199928, Mass Market Paperback)

Miss Jane Marple, Agatha Christie's most appealing sleuth, returns in this classic baffler of a vacation-turned-deadly.

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"Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?" So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to the curious photo: Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most-talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? Any why is Miss Marple fearing for her own life?… (more)

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