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Carrie Louise Serracold is not in touch with reality. She doesn't realize her life is endangered by arsenic in her tonic, poisoned chocolates, and a murderer in the family. That's in addition to running a school in her home rehabilitating juvenile delinquents! Lucky for Carrie Louise, her sister Ruth Van Rydock sends lifelong friend Jane Marple to keep an eye on things. Although Miss Marple tries to warn her, Carrie Louise refuses to believe her granddaughter is having an affair, that her ward Edgar is schizophrenic, or even that someone is trying to kill her! Elderly Miss Marple must determine who wants Carrie Louise dead, before it's too late!
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% Special suspect?    -   relative Murder of certain profession?    -   the rich! Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   retiree Ethnicity/Race    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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