The Body in the Library
69%
off

The Body in the Library

3.84 (43,517 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

The iconic Miss Marple must investigate the case of a girl found dead in Agatha Christie's classic mystery, The Body in the Library. It's seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing an evening dress and heavy makeup, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later discovered in an abandoned quarry? The respectable Bantrys invite Miss Marple into their home to investigate. Amid rumors of scandal, she baits a clever trap to catch a ruthless killer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 207 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 17.78mm | 181.44g
  • Harper Paperbacks
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0062073613
  • 9780062073617
  • 483,200

Review quote

"One of the most ingeniously contrived of all her murder stories."--Birmingham Postshow more

Back cover copy

It's seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing an evening dress and heavy makeup, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later discovered in an abandoned quarry? The respectable Bantrys invite Miss Marple to solve the mystery . . . before tongues start to wag.show more

Rating details

43,517 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
5 25% (11,032)
4 40% (17,406)
3 29% (12,804)
2 4% (1,956)
1 1% (319)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X