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  1. says:

    This review is for The Body in the Library, the third cozy mystery book in the Miss Marple series, written by Agatha Christie in 1942 I read this book at least once in the past, and even wrote a very brief review on Goodreads in 2017 when I was on a quest to write something for every book I d previously read Now I m on a different quest the April 2018 Agatha Christie Readathon where this book was selected as my re read book in the challenge I ll also say what I wrote the first time around This review is for The Body in the Library, the third cozy mystery book in the Miss Marple series, written by Agatha Christie in 1942 I read this book at least once in the past, and even wrote a very brief review on Goodreads in 2017 when I was on a quest to write something for every book I d previously read Now I m on a different quest the April 2018 Agatha Christie Readathon where this book was selected as my re read book in the challenge I ll also say what I wrote the first time around was so laughable, I m shocked at myself It was useless, but that won t be the case today If push came to shove, I think I mof a fan of Miss Marple s detection style yet I prefer Hercule Poirot as a character Marple is wonderful and I enjoy everything I ve read with her as the main detective, but she lacks a little pizzazz to jolt you along the path In this caper, a good friend of hers wakes up to find a dead body in her library Neither her husband, guests, or servants recognize the young girl It appears like her husband is the guilty party and when news spreads around town, the investigation begins Suspects ran the gamut of an older gentlemen that the dead girl was growing close to, especially when he is 50 years her senior He thought of her as his adopted daughter, even choosing to leave her some money Everyone believed him to be a fool and her to be a gold digger Maybe it was his son in law and daughter in law who stood to inherit less once he had passed away Or was it the playboy filmmaker known for dabbling with slightly younger women Throw in a complicated dance arrangement, a secret marriage, and a fewpotential leads, including a side plot where a car goes missing and another young girl turns up dead, then you ve got quite a forehead squisher of a story.Christie never fails to astound me with the ingenuity behind each of the plots You think you know everything, and one or two details don t exactly line up, but you just can t solve the puzzle The clues are generally all out there, just masked in such a way that you have to work hard to guess what s slightly off Marple always picks up on it, much to the dismay of the police investigation team Marple s just a doddering old fool who gets lucky sometimes She s a biddy putting her nose in places where it doesn t belong But you see, dear investigators it does belong because she always finds her criminals before you do.Exploration of fraud, loss, money problems, and guilt are the top of the suspect list this time Someone s lying, and while it may see obvious at first, suspicion is cast in every direction The story flows easily, even if you feel sometimes you re being taking on a tour of the unknown It s that very path that winds you up while you re learning all the facts, then drops you off a swirling abyss of options One by one, the alibis are proven fake or real the past secrets come to light and the true notions of an evil mind begin to materialize That s why I love the cozy mystery but in particular the Grand Dame s approach to delivering the story Little by little, not in any massive way, but enough the needle moves ever so slightly until it begins to dance in front of you upon landing at the final solution I m so excited to read another Marple next week Murder at the Vicarage


  2. says:

    A Murder is Announced Easily the best of the three A clever opening gambit a notice is posted in the local newspaper saying that Letitia Blacklock will die at a given date and time The whole village, being morbidly curious, shows up at her house to see the action There s an attempted robbery and the robber ends up dead But the question remains who would want to kill Letitia, and how will they try again First class story, plenty of room to keep guessing, some amusing character A Murder is Announced Easily the best of the three A clever opening gambit a notice is posted in the local newspaper saying that Letitia Blacklock will die at a given date and time The whole village, being morbidly curious, shows up at her house to see the action There s an attempted robbery and the robber ends up dead But the question remains who would want to kill Letitia, and how will they try again First class story, plenty of room to keep guessing, some amusing characters, and the solution was not easy to predict, at least for me.The Body in the Library 1 2Started this one a long time ago but never finished it Mildly interesting plot a young blonde girl is found dead in the library of Colonel Bantry and his wife, Dolly They ve never seen her before in their lives, so who is she and how did she get there It s all rather complicated, but Miss Marple figures it out A solid mystery, but nothing as exciting as the previous one.Murder with Mirrors Bleah This one was rather tedious It involves an old school friend of Miss Marple s named Carrie Louise Carrie s sister, Ruth, thinks there s something wrong in the household and asks Miss Marple to stay over and investigate It takes a long time for the first person to die, then twodie shortly thereafter The whole thing is rather leisurely until the first death, then things proceed ratherquickly Uneven pacing all in all, and the characters weren t very interesting The whole thing seemed like a mouthpiece for various perspectives on the rehabilitation of young offenders Rather thin Of course, the Marple adaptation will find a way to make this story even worse Average for the set 1 2Final assessment Buy a copy of A Murder is Announced Borrow a copy of The Body in the Library Forget about Murder with Mirrors


  3. says:

    Aaah Agatha.


  4. says:

    Miss Marple 05 A Murder is Announced Miss Marple 03 the Body in the Library Miss Marple 06 Murder with Mirrors aka They Do it with Mirrors My Rating System couldn t finish, wouldn t recommend, would recommend, would read again, have read again.


  5. says:

    Agatha Christie wrote such engrossing stories in such a delightful way As with all of her works, the characters in these three stories are unique from their names to their personalities The stories are intricate and require happily invested, close attention These three stories are no exception Of course, I love Jane Marple with her quiet confidence and wisdom Agatha shows Jane s humble attitude as Jane sweetly agrees with everyone s observance that she is a little, old, frail lady, dresse Agatha Christie wrote such engrossing stories in such a delightful way As with all of her works, the characters in these three stories are unique from their names to their personalities The stories are intricate and require happily invested, close attention These three stories are no exception Of course, I love Jane Marple with her quiet confidence and wisdom Agatha shows Jane s humble attitude as Jane sweetly agrees with everyone s observance that she is a little, old, frail lady, dressed in simple, comfortable, if out dated dress I m always happy to meet her again when I open up another Miss Marple book or watch another BBC Miss Marple TV episode


  6. says:

    Agatha Christie was the greatest exponent of the classical detective story Her unique literary talents have crossed every boundary of age, race, class, geography and education While she refined the template for a fictional form, the reading of her books became an international pastime John CurranI started reading and collecting Agatha Christie books when I was 9 years old I adored her books and still do There is a great comfort, as an adult, in reading her books and acute observations of Agatha Christie was the greatest exponent of the classical detective story Her unique literary talents have crossed every boundary of age, race, class, geography and education While she refined the template for a fictional form, the reading of her books became an international pastime John CurranI started reading and collecting Agatha Christie books when I was 9 years old I adored her books and still do There is a great comfort, as an adult, in reading her books and acute observations of people that favours style over the penny horrors of sadism, torture, and graphic violence favoured by some authors


  7. says:

    I m actually only reading Murder with Mirrors but I can t find just that book to list.Nothing like a good Agatha Christie.


  8. says:

    1st read middle school 2nd read 9th grade


  9. says:

    My first novel of miss Marple The culprit deceives you till the end.


  10. says:

    Agatha Christie was the greatest exponent of the classical detective story Her unique literary talents have crossed every boundary of age, race, class, geography and education While she refined the template for a fictional form, the reading of her books became an international pastime John CurranI started reading and collecting Agatha Christie books when I was 9 years old I adored her books and still do There is a great comfort, as an adult, in reading her books and acute observations of Agatha Christie was the greatest exponent of the classical detective story Her unique literary talents have crossed every boundary of age, race, class, geography and education While she refined the template for a fictional form, the reading of her books became an international pastime John CurranI started reading and collecting Agatha Christie books when I was 9 years old I adored her books and still do There is a great comfort, as an adult, in reading her books and acute observations of people that favours style over the penny horrors of sadism, torture, and graphic violence favoured by some authors