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In 1937, she wrote Akhnaton, a play based on the life of the doomed Egyptian king. Although it has never received a professional performance, the script was published in 1973 and proved to be a well-researched and poignant play; although essentially a noncrime title, it does feature a poisoning and the unmasking of a killer in the final scene. Star Over Bethlehem (1965) is, as the name suggests, a religious-themed collection of very short stories and poems. Finally, the year after her death, An Autobiography was published.

Mary Mead to discuss unsolved mysteries, she is shown to be the most acute and observant of them all. Her unorthodox style of detection is based on her village parallels, small and seemingly insignificant events familiar to her from a lifetime of village living, which she adopts as a basis for comparison when faced with more sinister events. Although her detective career is less extensive than Poirot, covering twelve novels and twenty short stories, Miss Marple’s status as the most famous female detective in literature is assured.

Come down and be sociable! What are you moping about up there for like a boiled owl? ’ responded Cronshaw. ’ “He turned and left the box as he spoke. Captain Digby, who had Mrs. Davidson with him, waited. The minutes passed, but Lord Cronshaw did not appear. Finally Digby grew impatient. ’ he exclaimed. “At that moment Mrs. Mallaby joined them, and they explained the situation. “ ‘Say, now,’ cried the pretty widow vivaciously, ‘he’s like a bear with a sore head tonight. ’ “The search commenced, but met with no success until it occurred to Mrs.

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