A Pocket Full of Rye (Paperback)

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Description


Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his counting house when he suffered an agonizing 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 parlor which confirmed Miss Marples suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme. . . .

About the Author


Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.

Praise For…


“Agatha Christie was the absolute master of misdirection. No matter how logical we think we’re being when we read her, she always manages to send us swimming after her red herrings while ignoring that huge whale in the corner of the tank.”
-Margaret Maron, award-winning author of the Deborah Knott Mysteries

“This is the best of the novels starring Christie’s Miss Marple.”
-New York Times

“A model of complex skulduggery.”
-New Yorker

“Ingenious.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073655
ISBN-10: 0062073656
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: April 2011
Pages: 239
Language: English