The Case of the Caretaker
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The Case of the Caretaker (Miss Marple story)

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Doctor Haydock, the resident GP of St. Mary Mead, hopes to cheer up Miss Marple as she recovers from the flu with a little story. The tale revolves around the return of the prodigal son of Major Laxton, the devilishly handsome Harry Laxton. Harry, after leading a life of childish indiscretions and falling head over heels for the village tobacconist’s daughter, has made goo...more
ebook, 100 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published September 1st 2011)
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Weird and funny... I haven't decided it yet..
This short story was my first introduction to Agatha Christie's work. I really enjoyed it and will be reading more Miss Marple Mysteries and may even download some more of these short stories.
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Very good short story. I really didn't see the ending coming, and it was quite interesting to read.
I love Miss Marple, and this case is a classic example of her (and Christie's) work. Recommended.
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Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K., as the youngest of three. The Millers had two other children: Margaret Frary Miller (1879–1950), called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha's senior, and Louis Montant Miller (1880...more
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