Agatha Christie’s Marple: Expert on Wickedness

by Mark Aldridge

On Sale: 09/03/2024

Agatha Christie’s Marple: Expert on Wickedness

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Agatha Christie’s Marple: Expert on Wickedness

by Mark Aldridge

On Sale: 09/03/2024

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About the Book

A new investigation from Dr Mark Aldridge, exploring a lifetime of Agatha Christie’s Miss Jane Marple.

In Agatha Christie’s Marple: Expert on Wickedness,‘Agathologist’ Dr Mark Aldridge looks at nearly a century of St Mary Mead’s most famous resident and uses his own detective skills to uncover new information about Miss Jane Marple’s appearances on page, stage, screen and beyond.

Drawing on a range of material, some of which is newly discovered and previously unpublished, this book explores everything about Miss Marple, from her origins in a series of short stories penned by Christie, to the recent bestselling HarperCollins collection Marple: Twelve New Stories.

This accessible, entertaining and illustrated guide to the world of Miss Marple pieces together the evidence in order to tell you everything you need to know about the world’s favourite female detective.

Critical Praise

PRAISE FOR <i>AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT: The Greatest Detective in the World</i>

‘Delightful, detailed and compulsively readable.’ MARK GATISS

‘What a magnificent book! An essential component of every Poirot fan's book collection. I couldn't put it down.’ SOPHIE HANNAH

‘Exhaustively and entertainingly surveys the book, stage, radio, magazine and film appearances of that fussy little Belgian.’ MICHAEL DIRDA, WASHINGTON POST

'This quirky, trivia-filled look at a touchstone of detective fiction will have Christie fans young and old in heaven.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008522698
  • ISBN 10: 0008522693
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 09/03/2024
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:37.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : LITERARY CRITICISM / Mystery & Detective
  • BISAC2 : LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
  • BISAC3 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • BISAC4 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts

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