"Precisely what one expects: the most delicious bamboozling possible, bright talk, a bristle of suspicion... a neat succession of clues." -- New York Herald Tribune
From the Back Cover
For an instant the two trains ran together,side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnesseda murder. Helplessly, she stared out of hercarriage window as a man remorselessly tightened hisgrip around a woman’s throat. The body crumpled.Then the other train drew away.
But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take herstory seriously? After all, there were no suspects,no other witnesses . . . and no corpse.
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