Murder at the Vicarage

Murder at the Vicarage

, Book # 1
HarperCollins Publishers
October 1930
August 11, 2021 August 16, 2021
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Murder at the Vicarage marks the debut of Agatha Christie’s unflappable and much beloved female detective, Miss Jane Marple. With her gift for sniffing out the malevolent side of human nature, Miss Marple is led on her first case to a crime scene at the local vicarage. Colonel Protheroe, the magistrate whom everyone in town hates, has been shot through the head. No one heard the shot. There are no leads. Yet, everyone surrounding the vicarage seems to have a reason to want the Colonel dead. It is a race against the clock as Miss Marple sets out on the twisted trail of the mysterious killer without so much as a bit of help from the local police.

About the book

First Agatha Christie’s book in the series with Miss Marple as main character, in which a colonel hated by everyone in town is killed in the vicarage. The narrator is a man who is the priest of a small village in which among the others lives Miss Marple an old lady who has a particular hobby: being nosy and solve mysteries.

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This week question:

Are you more willing to read traditionally published books than self-published (indie) books? Or do you not have a preference? (submitted by Julie @ JadeSky)

My answer:

Traditionally published book are more advertised so I know more of them, but I don’t have a real preference.