Strange Jest

Strange Jest

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by Agatha Christie
     
 

Miss Marple is accosted at a party by a pair of lovebirds who think that a lately deceased uncle has buried their inheritance. The naïve pair expects Miss Marple to instantaneously summon forth where the buried treasure is. But, this careful observer of human nature—the consequence of living in a small English village—knows that a little

Overview

Miss Marple is accosted at a party by a pair of lovebirds who think that a lately deceased uncle has buried their inheritance. The naïve pair expects Miss Marple to instantaneously summon forth where the buried treasure is. But, this careful observer of human nature—the consequence of living in a small English village—knows that a little examination is needed. Invited to Ansteys, the ransacked family seat, Miss Marple ensconces herself in a household that has perhaps been too thoroughly investigated. She regales its members with what appear to be meaningless, infuriating anecdotes, but little do they know their importance and worth….

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062129680
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Series:
Short Story e-book
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
Sales rank:
155,311
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 15, 1890
Date of Death:
January 12, 1976
Place of Birth:
Torquay, Devon, England
Education:
Home schooling
Website:
http://www.agathachristie.com

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Strange Jest 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
U here? Im wet & hor.ny & redy for some hot se.xy fun.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great quick read
naher More than 1 year ago
Another Agatha Christie well written short mystery story with an unexpected ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great short story, but it is also included in the story collection "Miss Marple's Final Cases."
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