He is a member of the Board of Directors. The ending was quite dramatic and unexpected (to me, anyway). Although he is not injured, a mysterious visitor is less fortunate—shot dead simultaneously in another part of the building. 0000002652 00000 n Biography Come Tell Me How You Live Agatha Christie: An Autobiography . Everything's very genteel, but that veneer of proper English respectability masks some pretty passionate familial discord. Whilst not a firm personal favourite - the plot is a little thin on the ground and it's a slow starter- I do enjoy Marple, there's a country house (! Ruth is an American who knew Miss Marple when the two ladies were at school together. Hudd's married to beautiful Gina, a passionate bundle of Italian descent, and Hudd hates the place: he gives voice to the complaints reflecting society at the time that young criminals shouldn't be mollycoddled. It is a Miss Marple mystery by Dame Agatha Christie. Thirty years of such bad characterizations is just too much. A certain sense of what American character Walter Hudd repeatedly complains of - craziness. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Something went wrong. This novel sees Miss Marple meeting up with an old friend. Please try your request again later. They Do It with Mirrors is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1952 under the title of Murder with Mirrors and in UK by the Collins Crime Club on 17 November that year under Christie's original title. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Great Crime novel to read on an Autumn day, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2020. 0 Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 14, 2020. Ruth cannot put her finger on why she is so worried about Carrie Louise, but she asks Miss Marple to go and stay at Stonygates. 0000001941 00000 n It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviewed in the United States on August 1, 2009. They Do It with Mirrors: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), William Morrow Paperbacks; Illustrated Edition (April 12, 2011), Contrived Situation and Obvious What's Happening, Reviewed in the United States on August 25, 2018, Agatha Christie's 1952 "Miss Marple" novel (the 5th novel in that series (I don't know why Amazon says it's the 6th)), ". The US edition retailed at $2.50 and the UK edition at ten shillings and sixpence (10/6). There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. ETC. <<60ee33aac2eae349be218065f33ace15>]>> They do it with Mirrors been with me for over thirty years now. Do unto others as you would like them (to) do unto you. I always thought that this was one story where the ending wasn't quite explained well enough to make sense and so I eventually bought the book. Please try again. A Pocket Full of Rye: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), The Moving Finger: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), A Murder Is Announced: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), A Caribbean Mystery: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), The Body in the Library: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), 4:50 From Paddington: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries), “I’ve always preferred her Jane Marple books, and find them infinitely rereadable; it hardly matters if I remember who did it.” (Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author). A resident psychiatrist, in particular, looks very crazy. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. A fairly traditional format, plenty of wry humour and - best of all - references to Miss Marples' past, which we don't often see. "), but naturally she later gains the respect of all. Pure coincidence? Find all the books, read about the author, and more. One thing I like about these books is the continuing elegy on pre-WWII village life, as Ms. Christie develops the history of St Mary Mead and the things that change life for the old-timers: the airfield, the nearby development, people moving in and out, the changes Miss Marple finds to life and to London, people and relationships.

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