Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secretsa town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only a minor stir.
But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs. Symmington, commits suicide. Her final note says I cant go on, but Miss Marple questions the coroners verdict of suicide. Soon nobody is sure of anyoneas secrets stop being shameful and start becoming deadly.
About the Author
Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.
“Agatha Christie is in a class by herself. For those of us who write mysteries, there’s no better muse, and for those of us who read them, no deeper pleasure.”
-Mary Jane Clark, New York Times bestselling author
“Beyond all doubt the puzzle in The Moving Finger is fit for experts.”
-The Times (London)