The Murder at the Vicarage

The Murder at the Vicarage

4.05 (128,232 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$6.88

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Agatha Christie's first ever Miss Marple mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.


'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, `would be doing the world at large a service!'


It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 25mm | 200g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. 3 plans.
  • 0007120850
  • 9780007120857
  • 46,877

Review quote

"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction."
Observer


"When she really hits her stride, as she does here, she is hard to surpass."
Saturday Review of Literature


"Her gift is pure genius." Observer
show more

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 over 100 foreign countries. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
show more

Rating details

128,232 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 36% (46,717)
4 38% (48,377)
3 21% (27,553)
2 3% (4,038)
1 1% (1,547)
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