A Murder is Announced

A Murder is Announced

  • Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released September 10, 1950

£310.00



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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All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

Agatha Christie

Born in Torquay in 1890, Agatha Christie became, and remains, the best-selling novelist of all time.

She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, as well as the world’s longest-running play – The Mousetrap. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and a billion in translation.

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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.

Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.