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Too short and too obvious but it was written well and would have been original at the time of publication in 1928
on 6 March 2014
I read this book on a bus journey in 30 minutes, the story was too short for my taste but well written. l guessed the solution immediately but gave allowance to the fact that it was published in 1928. l love the style of writting of Agatha Christie and was prepared to accept that that I should not expect too much as it was written as a short story. Miss Marple's role in very small and maybe spoke 150 words. Good story to help teach children to read. Pleasant way to pass a bus journey.