Agatha Christie

The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side


Book 9 from Marple series


“The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side” by Agatha Christie is a captivating mystery set in St. Mary Mead. When a deadly poisoning occurs at a glamorous garden party, Miss Marple unravels hidden secrets and twisted motives. With sharp intuition, she unveils a shocking truth in this suspenseful whodunit.

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“The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side” is a captivating and enthralling mystery novel penned by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie. This classic tale takes readers on a suspenseful journey through the shadows of a seemingly idyllic English village, where hidden secrets and twisted desires lurk beneath the surface.

Set in the charming village of St. Mary Mead, renowned detective Miss Marple finds herself at the heart of an intricate web of intrigue. A grand garden party is organized at Gossington Hall, home to the famous actress Marina Gregg, and the event is meant to mark her highly anticipated return to the silver screen. The atmosphere is festive, with the village abuzz with excitement and eager anticipation.

However, the glamorous occasion takes a sinister turn when a seemingly innocent gesture turns fatal. During a meet-and-greet with her adoring fans, Marina Gregg receives a gift—a mirror—only to have it shatter moments later. In the aftermath, a young woman lies dead, poisoned by a deadly substance. As Miss Marple’s curiosity is piqued, she soon realizes that there is more to this tragedy than meets the eye.

With her razor-sharp intuition and astute observations, Miss Marple delves into the lives of the guests, uncovering a labyrinth of past grievances, deceitful motives, and hidden connections. As the seemingly unconnected pieces of the puzzle start to fall into place, the true nature of the crime is slowly unveiled, leading to a surprising revelation that no one could have anticipated.

“The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side” is a masterpiece of mystery writing, showcasing Agatha Christie’s unparalleled ability to construct complex plots and craft intriguing characters. With her signature blend of wit, suspense, and keen psychological insight, Christie keeps readers guessing until the final page. As the narrative unfolds, the book explores themes of jealousy, ambition, and the corrosive nature of secrets, inviting readers into a world of high-stakes drama and deadly consequences.

Prepare to be enthralled by Agatha Christie’s “The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side,” an irresistible whodunit that will keep you on the edge of your seat, eagerly turning pages as you become immersed in the dark underbelly of a seemingly picturesque English village.

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Weight 0.3 g
Dimensions 23.8 × 12.9 cm




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