A Pocket Full of Rye: A Miss Marple Mystery

A Pocket Full of Rye: A Miss Marple Mystery

by Agatha Christie

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Overview

In Agatha Christie’s classic, A Pocket Full of Rye, the bizarre death of a financial tycoon has Miss Marple investigating a very odd case of crime by rhyme.

Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his “counting house” when he suffered an agonizing and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals.

Yet, it was the incident in the parlor which confirmed Miss Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062073655
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Series: Miss Marple Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 51,446
Product dimensions: 7.82(w) x 5.36(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 690L (what's this?)

About the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

Home schooling

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Margaret Maron

“Agatha Christie was the absolute master of misdirection. No matter how logical we think we’re being when we read her, she always manages to send us swimming after her red herrings while ignoring that huge whale in the corner of the tank.”

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