Strange Jest

Strange Jest

by Agatha Christie

NOOK Book(eBook)


Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now


Miss Marple is accosted at a party by a pair of lovebirds who think that a lately deceased uncle has buried their inheritance. The naïve pair expects Miss Marple to instantaneously summon forth where the buried treasure is. But, this careful observer of human nature—the consequence of living in a small English village—knows that a little examination is needed. Invited to Ansteys, the ransacked family seat, Miss Marple ensconces herself in a household that has perhaps been too thoroughly investigated. She regales its members with what appear to be meaningless, infuriating anecdotes, but little do they know their importance and worth….

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062129680
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Series: Short Story e-book
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
Sales rank: 132,002
File size: 3 MB

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.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England


Home schooling

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Strange Jest 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
U here? Im wet & hor.ny & redy for some hot se.xy fun.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great quick read
naher More than 1 year ago
Another Agatha Christie well written short mystery story with an unexpected ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great short story, but it is also included in the story collection "Miss Marple's Final Cases."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago