The indomitable sleuth Miss Marple is led to a small town with shameful secrets in Agatha Christie's classic detective story, The Moving Finger.
Lymstock is a town with more than its share of scandalous secrets—a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only a minor stir.
But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs. Symmington, commits suicide. Her final note says "I can't go on,"...
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|2008.||2008 Modern Library edition.||Modern Library||xxvii, 626 pages ; 25 cm|| |
Westover - Adult Nonfiction
|2011.||New edition.||Oxford University Press||xxix, 517 pages ; 20 cm|| |
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Columbia Pike - Adult Nonfiction
|c1934||Garden City Books||627 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|| |
Central - Adult Nonfiction
|2005.||Penguin||lxxii, 1,254 pages ; 20 cm|| |
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Ned Talbot is a small-time bookmaker on the edge of giving it all up when his world is turned upside down by a man who claims to be his father, long thought dead. And when the mysterious stranger is murdered, Ned feels compelled to find out exactly what is going on. But the more he discovers, the longer the odds become for his survival.
From the author of the highly acclaimed A Fine Balance comes Rohinton Mistry’s eagerly anticipated new novel is set in Bombay in the mid-1990s. Nariman, an ailing, elderly Parsi widower, lives with his middle-aged stepchildren and dreams of the past. When he breaks an ankle and can no longer partake of his one pleasure, a daily walk through the neighborhood, his bitter stepdaughter schemes to move him to her sister's home and relieve herself...
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One hundred years ago, the mightiest "unsinkable" ship began her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic. An engineering feat eleven stories high, the Titanic contained a list of passengers collectively worth $250 million when she left port on April 10, 1912, but she would never reach her destination. The Titanic collided with an iceberg on the night of April 14, and 1,500 people died in the freezing waters as the ship met her watery grave. Spectacular...
A treasure-chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener. Includes: "Reginald on House Parties" by Saki, read by Nigel Hawthorne; "The Sphinx Without a Secret" by Oscar Wilde, read by Martin Jarvis; "Tobermory" by Saki, read by Barbara Leigh-Hunt; "On Being Idle" by Jerome K. Jerome, read by Hugh Laurie; "For Better or Worse" by W.W. Jacobs, read...