The Murder at the Vicarage is Agatha Christie’s first ever Miss Marple mystery. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.
‘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.
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