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A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie

A Caribbean Mystery (edition 2002)

by Agatha Christie

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Title:A Caribbean Mystery
Authors:Agatha Christie
Info:HarperCollins (2002), Paperback
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Miss Marple is in the Caribbean for a rest paid for by her nephew, Raymond West. Her respite is suddenly interrupted by the death of Major Palgrave, one of her fellow guests at the hotel. Convinced that the major's death was not at all natural, she begins to ask difficult questions which leads to her solving this whodunit. I always find her stories having clever plots with interesting characters and this one was no different. I especially loved this book because of the setting of the West Indies' fictitious Island of St. Honore. It is a pleasant change of scenery for the traditional Miss Marple small English village story. Kept me guessing until the very end. I look forward to reading another one of her classic mysteries in the near future. I highly recommend her books to those who love light mystery reads. ( )
  EadieB | Dec 1, 2017 |
Miss Marple on Vacation
Jane Marple goes to the Caribbean Islands on vacation, where sunny days, gossip and funny dinners in good companies happens. Unfortunately (or fortunately!?) murders also happens. So there goes Miss Marple, a little bit slow in the beginning but in full display of her wisdom as the plot advances. In this story, Marple is presenting since the beginning, giving the reader the basics insights about the characters. Discover the murder isn't an easy task (for me is always seems impossible) but Miss Marple delivers. An entertaining book! ( )
  MarcusBastos | Nov 2, 2017 |
August 2017: 3.5* for the audiobook edition narrated by Emilia Fox ( )
  leslie.98 | Aug 5, 2017 |
Boring ( )
  Lynsey2 | Jul 20, 2017 |
I like the Miss Marple stories a lot. Everyone shares gossip with her because they think she is a harmless little old lady, but she solves the most complex cases using her wits and what she hears while knitting and seemingly not paying attention. ( )
  ktlavender | Jul 17, 2017 |
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Ayres, RosalindNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Carones, MomaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gołaczyńska, MagdalenaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Five Complete Miss Marple Novels: The Body in the Library, A Caribbean Mystery, The Mirror Crack'd, Nemesis, What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! by Agatha Christie

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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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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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