The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Series #1)

The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Series #1)

by Agatha Christie
The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Series #1)

The Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Series #1)

by Agatha Christie


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There’s never a bad time for an Agatha Christie novel. And, lucky for us, the Christie estate is reissuing all the Miss Marple titles in a yearlong program. Jane Marple isn’t a detective by profession — however, we’re none the wiser because of her ability to always crack the case!

Now with a beautiful new series look, Agatha Christie’s first mystery to feature the beloved investigator Miss Marple—as a dead body in a clergyman’s study proves to the indomitable sleuth that no place, holy or otherwise, is a sanctuary from homicide.

Miss Marple encounters a compelling murder mystery in St. Mary Mead, where under the seemingly peaceful exterior of an English country village lurks intrigue, guilt, deception, and death.

Colonel Protheroe, local magistrate and overbearing landowner is the most detested man in the village. Everyone—even in the vicar—wishes he were dead. And very soon he is—shot in the head in the vicar’s own study. Faced with a surfeit of suspects, only the inscrutable Miss Marple can unravel the tangled web of clues that will lead to the unmasking of the killer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780063213920
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/15/2022
Series: Miss Marple Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 5,419
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About 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, after a prolific career spanning six decades.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England


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