A Pocket Full of Rye: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries)

June 28, 2013 - Comment

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… including A Pocket Full of Rye, in which

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… including A Pocket Full of Rye, in which the bizarre death of a financial tycoon has Miss Marple investigating a very odd case of crime by rhyme.

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Lyric G. Eads "Acts2Princess" says:

Top Notch, Dame Agatha! I immensely enjoyed this audiobook. I bought it in the cassette version, and it performed perfectly. My daughter also enjoyed it. Full of Dame Agatha’s interesting characters, and in classic Christie style, it kept me guessing ‘who done it’ right up to the end. Miss Marple was the initial Christie character that got me interested in her mysteries; not the performances of Joan Hixson(I have never seen any of her work) but some short stories that were given to me as a gift. The idea of such a…

JMack says:

Nursery Crime In “A Pocket Full of Rye”, a childhood nursery rhyme would seem to fit the pattern of the crime. But in the world penned by Agatha Christie, nothing is so simple. Even so, much of the story hinges on the bizzare clue, a pocket full of rye. Red herrings abound in this underrated classic.Wealthy tycoon Rex Fortescue dies suddenly after a very apparent poisoning. Suspicions immediately fall on his money grubbing wife until she turns up dead. Accompanied by the death of a maid, fingers…

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