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A pocket full of rye

by Christie, Agatha.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Miss Marple. Publisher: HarperCollins, 1953Edition: 1st ed. Paperback.Description: 317 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0007120974.Subject(s): Businessmen - England - Fiction | Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) - Fiction | Mystery and detective stories | Mystery fiction | Women private investigators - England - Fiction | Mystery | Literature & RhetoricSummary: A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme!
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A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme!

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