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A Pocket Full of Rye

A POCKET FULL OF RYE

by: Agatha Christie
Format: Hardcover

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A facsimile first edition hardback of the Miss Marple books, published to mark the 75th anniversary of her first appearance and to celebrate her new-found success on television. When The Murder at the Vicarage was published in October 1930, little did the literary world realise that Agatha Christie, already famous for her early Poirot titles, was introducing a character who would become the best-loved female sleuth of all time. The 14 Marple books would appear at intervals over the next 49 years, with Miss Marple's Final Cases published in 1979, three years after Agatha's death. To mark the 75th anniversary of Miss Marple's first appearance, and to celebrate her renewed fortunes as a primetime television star, this collection of facsimile first editions will be the perfect way to enjoy these books in their original form - 12 novels and two short story collections. Reproducing the original typesetting and formats from the first editions from the Christie family's own archive copies, these books sport the original covers which have been painstakingly restored from the best available copies, reflecting five decades of iconic cover design.

Details

Product Code: 9780007208524
ISBN: 0007208529
Publisher: Collins
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
Number of Pages: 192 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Marple Facsimile Ed
Dimension: 4.72 x 1.1 x 7.32 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds