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4.50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie

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“4.50 from Paddington” is a classic detective novel written by Agatha Christie, featuring her famous detective character, Miss Jane Marple. The book was first published in 1957 under the title “What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!” in the United States and “4.50 from Paddington” in the United Kingdom.

Plot Summary: The story begins with Mrs. Elspeth McGillicuddy traveling by train from London to St. Mary Mead. As her train runs alongside another, she witnesses a shocking event through the window of a passing train. Mrs. McGillicuddy sees a man strangling a woman in a train carriage. Horrified, she reports the incident to the authorities as soon as she arrives at her destination.

The police are skeptical of Mrs. McGillicuddy’s claim, as there is no evidence of any crime or a body being found on the passing train. They assume that it might have been a figment of her imagination or a misunderstanding. However, Mrs. McGillicuddy insists that she saw a murder and seeks the help of her old friend, Miss Jane Marple.

Miss Marple takes the matter seriously and starts her own investigation. She enlists the help of Lucy Eyelesbarrow, a professional housekeeper, to infiltrate the household of Luther Crackenthorpe, the owner of the estate where the murder was witnessed. Lucy poses as a domestic helper to gather information discreetly.

As Miss Marple and Lucy delve deeper into the lives of the Crackenthorpe family and their connections, they uncover a web of secrets, motives, and family tensions. The novel introduces readers to an array of intriguing and complex characters, each with their own quirks and possible motives for the crime.

With her keen observation and understanding of human nature, Miss Marple pieces together the clues and gradually uncovers the truth behind the murder witnessed by Mrs. McGillicuddy. The case ultimately leads to a surprising and dramatic revelation.

“4.50 from Paddington” is a classic example of Agatha Christie’s skill in crafting intricate mysteries filled with suspense, red herrings, and unexpected twists. Miss Marple’s astute mind and unassuming demeanor make her a memorable and beloved detective in the world of detective fiction.

The novel has been adapted into various films, television episodes, and radio plays, showcasing its enduring popularity and status as a beloved work of classic crime fiction. If you enjoy puzzling mysteries with a charming and intelligent detective at the helm, “4.50 from Paddington” is definitely worth a read.


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