The Complete Short Stories
William Morrow & Company, Paperback, 9780062073716, 384pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2011
This collection gathers together every short storyfeaturing one of Agatha Christie's most famouscreations: Miss Marple. Described by her friendDolly Bantry as the typical old maid of fiction, Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in thesleepy hamlet of St. Mary Mead. Yet, by observingvillage life she has gained an unparalleled insight intohuman nature and used it to devastating effect.As her friend Sir Henry Clithering, the ex-Commissioner of Scotland Yard, has been heardto say: She's just the finest detective God evermade and many Agatha Christie fans would agree.
“Christie’s heart is in her books, speaking to us through her characters just as clearly and forthrightly as she would speak, could she walk into her drawing room and greet a friend.”
-Carolyn Hart, Agatha Award-winning author of the Death on Demand mysteries