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4:50 from Paddington (Miss Marple, #8) 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie
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“The truth is people are an extraordinary mixture of heroism and cowardice.”
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington
“Don’t go,” said Cedric. “Murder has made you practically one of the family.”
Agatha Christie, 4:50 from Paddington
“True to the precepts handed down to her by her mother and grandmother—to wit: that a true lady can neither be shocked nor surprised—Miss Marple merely raised her eyebrows and shook her head,”
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington
“She could not fail to observe that a life of academic distinction was singularly ill rewarded. She had no desire whatever to teach and she took pleasure in contacts with minds much less brilliant than her own. In short, she had a taste for people, all sorts of people—and not the same people the whole time.”
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington
“All this red tape and form-filling. That’s what comes of a bureaucratic state. Can’t go where you like and do as you please anymore! Somebody’s always asking questions.”
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington
“I never feel lonely if I've got a book...”
Emilia Fox, 4:50 from Paddington
“Everybody in St. Mary Mead knew Miss Marple; fluffy and dithery in appearance, but inwardly as sharp and as shrewd as they make them.”
Agatha Christie, 4:50 from Paddington
“Lo malo es que las personas son insaciables. Algunas personas. Muchas veces, así es como empieza todo. No se empieza con el asesinato, con el deseo de cometerlo, ni siquiera pensándolo. Se empieza siendo, sencillamente, avaricioso, queriendo tener más de lo que se ha de recibir.”
Agatha Christie, 4:50 from Paddington
“The face towels had been excellent value and just what Margaret wanted, the space gun for Robby and the rabbit for Jean were highly satisfactory, and that evening coatee was just the thing she herself needed, warm but dressy. The pullover for Hector, too…her mind dwelt with approval on the soundness of her purchases.”
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington
“searched her bag for the ticket that would enable her to”
Agatha Christie, 4:50 From Paddington
“Lo malo es que las personas son insaciables. Algunas personas. Muchas veces, así es como empieza todo. No se empieza con el asesinato, con el deseo de cometerlo, ni siquiera pensándolo. Se empieza siendo, sencillamente, avaricioso, queriendo teniendo más de lo que se ha de recibir.”
Agatha Christie, 4:50 from Paddington