Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea when he suddenly died – poisoned. Later, the most puzzling thing about the whole affair was brought to light. One of Fortescue's pockets was full of rye.
The police are stuck; but of course, Miss. Marple is not...
Good fun, as always, although the story is slightly ridiculous, but then, when are they not? A totally unexpected murderer at the end, so, as usual, Agatha Christie keeps you in suspense!
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- Reading Age: 13+
- Reading Aloud Age: 12+
A murder story, so some deaths.