Miss Marple dozes in the West Indian sun: an old soldier talks of elephant-shooting and scandals.
Then he dies - and the deceptively frail detective investigates a most exotic murder...
'Liveliness...infectious zest...as good as anything Miss Christie has done!'
'There is no more cunning player of the murder game than Agatha Christie'
'Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do'
NEW YORK TIMES