The Moving Finger

The Moving Finger

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073624, 226pp.

Publication Date: April 2011


Lymstock is a town with more than its share ofshameful secrets a town where even a suddenoutbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only aminor stir.

But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs. Symmington, commits suicide. Her final notesays I can t go on, but Miss Marple questions thecoroner's verdict of suicide. Soon nobody is sure ofanyone as secrets stop being shameful and startbecoming deadly.

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. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.

Praise For The Moving Finger

“Agatha Christie is in a class by herself. For those of us who write mysteries, there’s no better muse, and for those of us who read them, no deeper pleasure.”
-Mary Jane Clark, New York Times bestselling author

“Beyond all doubt the puzzle in The Moving Finger is fit for experts.”
-The Times (London)