• Cocktail Talk: The Murder at the Vicarage

    7 monthes ago - By A.J. Rathbun

    I'm sometimes the tiniest bit sad when re-reading The Murder at the Vicarage , knowing that it will never again be like the first time (though some say nothing is the like a first time, I'm not sure that's as true a cliché as one might think, in general, by the way). Just cause, it's the first book featuring Agatha Christie's incomparable Miss Marple (I believe there was a story with her published before this book, funny enough, but for so many, this book was her introduction), and so when reading it without knowing much about her, she seems at the beginning a minor character, a charmingly...
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