Major Palgrave enjoys an audience, and, in Miss Marple, he discovers a captive audience too polite to walk away.
But midway through recounting the tale of a multiple murder, he stops suddenly when something, or someone, catches his eye. Then, when he’s found dead the following day, Miss Marple suspects that someone wanted to silence the talkative major. Permanently.
Murder Most Civilized
When I was at school I tried to start an Agatha Christie Club. Number of members (including the Chairman – myself ): three. Number of meetings: zero. This somewhat unenthusiastic response has not...Read more