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Sanctuary (Miss Marple story)

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Bunch, engrossed in her flower arrangements for the church, is placing the chrysanthemums when she sees a man crumpled over on the chancel steps, dying. The man can only utter one word, “sanctuary.” No one at the vicarage understands what he means, and nothing can be done to stop his death. But, when his relatives promptly arrive to pick up his possessions, Bunch can’t get ...more
ebook, 100 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published September 1st 2011)
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One of Christie's short stories that reminds me why I don't care for short stories - they're too short. In fact, it was so short, I had to go back a read the ending again - where did people and the situation tie in together? This was a story line could have been drawn out with a few more twists and turns.
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I love everything she writes!
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I was a little bit confused by the end of this short story. It was very good and very well written, but not entirely clear.
Yorky Caz
These r fab little stories but very quick
I love these short stories!
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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
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