Agatha Christie’s most ingenious murder mystery.
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’
A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…
Book Condition & Notes
The Crime Club by Collins, 1950. Hardcover First Edition - First printing. "For the 50th time, the queen of detection defies her readers." A Miss Marple mystery. 256 pp. Very good copy in a good dust jacket with some overall creasing, rubbing, chips to the corners of the folds and edgewear - but still complete.
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