Sleeping Murder

by Agatha Christie

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November 2012 Guest Editor Kate Mosse on Sleeping Murder...

No list would be complete without the Queen of Crime herself. I first stumbled upon Christie on a wet teenage family holiday.  Her characterisation, her neat and slick plotting, the way she summons up a sense of place and period. This is one of my favourites, the last Miss Marple, a tale of old secrets and long shadows.

Sleeping Murder Synopsis

The owner of a seaside villa is plagued by strange feelings about its past! Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernise the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past. Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs! In fear, Gwenda turned to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts. Between them, they were to solve a 'perfect' crime committed many years before.

Sleeping Murder Press Reviews

'A puzzle that is tortuous, surprising and finally satisfying.'
Sunday Express

'Miss Marple is spry, shrewd and compassionate.'
Sunday Telegraph

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ISBN: 9780007121069
Publication date: 02/09/2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780007121069
Publication date: 2nd September 2002
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
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About Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of ...

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