Moira Russell's Reviews > Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
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Having gone from sniffy contemptuous snob to raving hard-core fan in a matter of about two books, I am really going to miss Jane Marple. I think the only volumes left I haven't devoured are Final Cases and the Complete Short Stories, but those just won't be the same.

(Also, putting in a plug for the lovely British Agatha Christie Signature editions - good clear type, striking covers, 'marple' on the sign and cover in embossed lower case letters which sort of tickles me terribly, and a nice blocky heft to the book overall. Also, the running text on each page of the author's name is a miniaturized version of her signature, which I liked a lot. - The US editions have her signature in curly white block cursive on the front cover, which is cute, but not as classy-looking.) (I

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Julia Beck Thanks Moira -- also, my intellectual comfort reads!


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