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Her writing is timeless She keeps you guessing right up to the very end The writing is timeless She keeps you guessing right up to the very end The are well developed and detailed The Bantrys are warm and funny but still The Recruiter have their own depth Conway Jefferson who seemed to be permanently in mourning is one of the most interesting characters It wasumorous when the author portrays the village s people and their gossip Very tongue in cheek PThe best thing about Agatha Christie is that she writes with typical British wit and CEO Muscle humour and also wry observations appearingere and there The skill of observation and drawing similarities between unrelated events of Miss Marple are unparalleled One of the most intricate of plots The Body In The Library is certainly a splendid read for cozy mystery fans I figured it out I knew whodunnitI was smugly chuckling and congratulating myself on finally beating Agatha Christie at The Mad Wolf's Daughter her own game as I listened to the end of the book drawing near knowing that Iad beaten the ueen of Mystery GoddammitShe fooled me again I was all like waitwhatthefuckjusthappened as I listened to the actual murderer get Hawkes Prey Sonny Hawke Thriller hauled off to the pokey sighsAnywayThe gist is that Miss Marple s friend Dolly finds a body iner library I know rightYeah some random chick a dancer no less pops up all dead and sprawled out in Get Over It Fab Life herouse and if she doesn t figure out the who what why everyone will j Someone No Prisoners Star Wars The Clone Wars here on Goodreadsas a shelf called cozy mysteries and I think this is a perfect description of Agatha Christie s Miss Marple seriesYou can t get much cozier than a tea drinking elderly spinster in a tiny English village The Body in the Library is a clever little book Miss Marple is called in to investigate when Husband for Hire her friend finds a dead body in the library What I enjoy about Christie is she doesn t takeer mysteries too seriously There s lots of room for umorous little bits I loved
the way she describes the relationship between mrs way she describes the relationship between Mrs and er usband Colonel BantryThey are pure upperclass silliness personified There s a brief little chapter when the news of the murder runs through St Mary Mead gaining momentum and inventiveness with every repetition And when young Peter approaches the detective saying e s collected some famous autographs including Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie I couldn t Professor Astro Cat's Human Body Odyssey help smilingPlus I really want this library The library was a room very typical of its owners It was large and shabby and untidy Itad big sagging armchairs and pipes and books and estate papers laid out on the big table There were one or two good old family portraits on the walls and some bad Victorian water colors and some would be funny unting scenes There was a big vase of flowers in the corner The whole room was dim and mellow and casual It spoke of long occupation and familiar use and of links with tradition What a pleasure it was to reread this book The first time I read a Miss Marple it was to reread this book The first time I read a Miss Marple storyl I was in my early teens and did not appreciate just ow smart the woman is She s very observant and remembers little things about people and draws parallels between different people to figure out who could What Is a Googly?: The Mysteries of Cricket Explained have done it the murder that isAnd I don t remember Agatha Christie being uite so funny the first time I read this I found myself laughing out loud at the dialogue between Mrs and Mr Bantry at the beginning of the book There are also little descriptions as the story progresses that are amusingThough I figured out who one of the murderers was and suspected the other Iad fun reading as the story unfolded and Miss Marple did er thing uietly watching everyone involved and figuring out who was responsibl. Remains are later discovered in an abandoned uarryThe respectable Bantrys invite Miss Marple to solve the mystery before tongues start to wag. .
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of the bodythe body the library is very common throughout detective fiction so I wrote this novel to fuck shit up Good old Agatha This is a Miss Marple story well I think it is because our beloved Miss Jane Marple is in fact missing from uite a lot of this novel Thankfully the crime is exciting enough for us to overlook that minor setback It s a classic Christie foolproof and sturdy plot with a cast of both memorable and useless characters However there are scenes in this that I did find rather graphic for your typical Christie novel I won t spoil it But There Is A Scene there is a scene in a uarry and it is uite out there for Agatha Overall I enjoyed this like I do with most of Christie s books She really can t do any wrong Rating 4 solid stars of fiveThe novel surprisingly olds up well to a 21st century re read I was so pleased not to find anything shouting at me oh dear gawd please don t say that Slut shaming a 竹光始末 The Bamboo Sword And Other Samurai Tales huge component of the novel isn t something uniue to the times it is set in It was a pleasure notaving anything other than that and class snobbery to overlookBut goodness me what a lot of it there was The film people were ever so louche my dear just Not Our Sort soAmerican you know The dead girl A Platinum Blonde one ofThose Girls chicken s ass face and doubtless not one smidgen better than she should be Later it is revealed she was a virgin you old cowBut what divine fun An actual fictional Body In The Library Cliche central send up a cheap one Then Dame Agatha does Bloodleaf her magic the sort that turns things inside out and it s the library that s the rederring the body that s the clue and the mystery itself isn t about ANY of those thingsDivine funIn 1983 ITV s Miss Marple turned the book into a good faithful adaptation starring Joan Hickson The Confusion: Books Four & Five of The Baroque Cycle headache face It was a bit grave dusty for me as were the other Hickson Marple outings I simply don t get the lady s appeal in the role In 2004 Agatha Christie s Marple did it over and made significant character changes to the evergreen plot I won t spoiler them for you because I think you should watch it The changes are fun I ll say that What a lark and pace you Hicksonians I think Geraldine McEwan makes a damned good Marple But the biggest and best casting delight is the ever joyous to watch Joanna Lumley as Dolly Bantry Delicious When a peroxide blonde is found dead in the library at Gossington Hall Colonel and Mrs Bantry are perplexed However Mrs Bantry is determined that the crime should be solved aware that suspicion will fall oner Mismatch husband no smoke without fire and wisely calls in Miss Marple When the body is identified as Ruby Keene a danceostess at the Hotel Majestic in Danemouth Dolly Bantry and Miss Marple ead off for a short break to do a spot of sleuthingThis is a classic Christie novel and the second full length Miss Marple mystery after The Murder at the Vicarage It sees Miss Marple in fine form making er usual comparisons between the various suspects and locals she Test logiciel en pratique has known there is she says shrewdly so much evil in a village As always Christie utilises the setting expertly with theotel Two Badges The Lives of Mona Ruiz housing a great array of suspects including a rich invalid professional dancers and tennis coaches There is also local Basil Blake who works in the film industry and causes a great deal of gossip in St Mary Mead Miss Marple manages to solve the crime and put all to rights wither shrewd judgement and common sense great fun It A Queen's Spy Plus The Tudor Heresy - Mercenary For Hire Series: Tudor Historical Fiction Novels - Adventure Fiction (Tudor Mystery Trials) had been a while since I read an Agatha Christie novel I combed through the list ofer work and thought to myself I m not actually sure if I ever read this one And it turned out I The Structure of Biblical Authority hadn t Now I want to watch a TV version to seeow they interpret itGreat story So much Niebla has been re done from this early on work It s a must read for Christie fans and truly any mystery buff When you are rich and youave people who take care of things and it s nearly 100 years ago what does one do when a body shows up in the library and you re not sure who it is How confusing But even so when there s another girl who is missing and they look alike Which is which And you know someone s lying But you can t uite tell Marple can thoI think this is one of the better Marple mysteries it s less about Marple and about the story And Confederate Waterloo how the body got there Nothing is as it seems but that s where Christie showser strength The writing leads you to one conclusion based on Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith (Buechner, Frederick) how the facts are shown But it s not trickery The info is there you justave to weed thru it The only issue The Eatonville Anthology here I m just sorry I waited so long to read this one About Me For those new to me or my reviewsere s the scoop I read A LOT I write A LOT And now I blog A LOT First the book review goes on Goodreads and then I send it on over to my WordPress. P which is now smeared across er cheeksBut who is she How did she get there And what is the connection with another dead girl whose charred.