Agatha Christie deserves her fame...an incomparably...skillful and amusing detective story. -- Times Literary Supplement
Entertaining and enlightening...a faultless puzzle plot. --New York Times
From the Back Cover
One minute, silly Heather Babcock had been babblingon at her movie idol, the glamorous MarinaGregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure,poisoned by a deadly cocktail.
It seems likely that the cocktail was intended for thebeautiful actress. But while the police fumble to findclues, Miss Marple begins to ask her own questions,because as she knows—even the most peacefulvillage can hide dark secrets.
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