Cover of: The murder at the vicarage | Agatha Christie

About the Book

Murder at the Vicarage (1930) is the first Miss Marple mystery book by Agatha Christie. Miss Jane Marple is a village busybody who applies human nature to crimes. Colonel Protheroe, magistrate universally despised, was shot in his study, unheard. His wife Anne admits newly arrived artist Lawrence Redding is an old flame, and both confess to murder. The local inspector and Miss Marple sort through to the truth.

About the Edition

When Colonel Protheroe is found dead from a single gun shot wound to the head, none of his neighbors in the village of St. Mary Mead is much surprised. So many people wished this local official would say farewell, if not quite so permanently. With suspects abound and the local police symied it is up to Miss Jane Marple to root out the killer.

Edition Notes

Series
Agatha Christie hardcover collection, Agatha Christie mystery collection, Agatha Christie mystery collection, Agatha Christie hardcover collection
Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.912
Library of Congress
PR6005.H66 M828 1983

The Physical Object

Pagination
231 p. ;
Number of pages
231

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24214602M
Internet Archive
murderatvicarage00chri
ISBN 10
0553350064
ISBN 13
9780553350067
OCLC/WorldCat
10869800
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