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Book Information: 4.50 from Paddington

4.50 from Paddington (1957) [Novel]
by Agatha Christie Rating: Weighted - 7.1 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Miss Marple

Summary (From the publisher):

Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no-one else sees it, no-one reports it and no corpse is found she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle…Marple asks her highly efficient and intelligent young acquaintance, Lucy Eyelesbarrow to infiltrate the Crackenthorpe family, who seem to be at the heart of the mystery, and help unmask a murderer.

The book was serialized under the title Eye Witness to Murder.

Original title: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur


Edition #1: 4.50 from Paddington

4.50 from Paddington (1957)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "The great mistress of the last-minute switch is at it again in this story...Even the experts have given up any attempts to outguess Miss Christie, but it is still fun to try." The New Yorker
  • "The most delicious bamboozling possible...all adeptly managed to keep you much too alert elsewhere to see the neat succession of clues that catch a murderer we never so much as thought of." New York Herald Tribune
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Manifested in:

4.50 from Paddington (December 1992)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0006157629
Dimensions: 4.3 x 6.9 x 1.3
Pages: 224

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