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They Do It with Mirrors (Miss Marple, #6) A Man Is Shot At In A Juvenile Reform Home But Someone Else Dies Miss Marple Senses Danger When She Visits A Friend Living In A Victorian Mansion Which Doubles As A Rehabilitation Centre For Delinquents Her Fears Are Confirmed When A Youth Fires A Revolver At The Administrator, Lewis Serrocold Neither Is Injured But A Mysterious Visitor, Mr Gilbrandsen, Is Less Fortunate Shot Dead Simultaneously In Another Part Of The Building.Pure Coincidence Miss Marple Thinks Not, And Vows To Discover The Real Reason For Mr Gilbrandsen S Visit.


10 thoughts on “They Do It with Mirrors (Miss Marple, #6)

  1. says:

    Although I was certain that I had read all of the Miss Marple novels, I really cannot recall having read this before This novel sees Miss Marple meeting up with an old friend Ruth Van Rydock and her sister, Carrie Louise, knew Jane Marple as a young girl, when they were visiting Florence Now Ruth is returning to America, but she confesses that she is concerned about her sister Carrie Louise, like Ruth, has been married several times Her latest husband is Lewis Serrocold, an idealist who run Although I was certain that I had read all of the Miss Marple novels, I really cannot recall having read this before This novel sees Miss Marple meeting up with an old friend Ruth Van Rydock and her sister, Carrie Louise, knew Jane Marple as a young girl, when they were visiting Florence Now Ruth is returning to America, but she confesses that she is concerned about her sister Carrie Louise, like ...


  2. says:

    This is a very strong 3 stars as I quite enjoyed this Agatha Christie quickie Having said that, They Do It with Mirrors reads like a Christie by numbers novel, written by rote like a facsimile of previous work with just a few of the words rearranged The characters, the setting, the plot and the outcome, it s all been done before I haven t read too many Miss Marple s The old dear and the settings situations she s placed in are quite quaint and not entirely my cup of tea Having said that, I wo This is a very strong 3 stars as I quite enjoyed this Agatha Christie quickie Having said that, They Do It with Mirrors reads like a Christie by numbers novel, written by rote like a fac...


  3. says:

    Sure, they do it with mirrors Apparently in 1952, they could even do it by telephone By which I refer to phoning it in, because this isn t Christie at her best It isn t even Marple at her best Still, They Do It with Mirrors is a diverting read, a quick Christie satisfier.We begin with Miss Marple enjoying a few moments with a dear friend from boarding school days Ruth now lives in America, but her sister lives in England, and after visiting her, Ruth has a suspicion something isn t right so Sure, they do it with mirrors Apparently in 1952, they could even do it by telephone By which I refer to phoning it in, because this isn t Christie at her best It isn t even Marple at her best Still, They Do It with Mirrors is a diverting read, a quick Christie satisfier.We begin with Miss Marple enjoying a few moments with a dear friend from boarding school days Ruth now lives in America, but her sister lives in England, and after visiting her, Ruth has a suspicion something isn t right something besides the 200 criminals living on the property Ruth s sister Carrie Louise and her current husband are running a school for juvenile delinquents, hoping to reform the youth through applied psychology Also in residence are Carrie Louise s attendant, her two step sons, her grand daughter and her American husband, and Carrie s widowed daughter Ruth can t tell Jane any concrete reason why she feels anxious about her sister, but would like Miss Marple to put her gentle investigatory skills to ...


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  5. says:

    We re all mad, dear lady, he said as he ushered her in through the door That s the secret of existence We re all a little mad Another very good murder mystery This one was perhaps a little light on the plot but on the other hand focused a loton the characters and their motivations It also felt very much like theatre, which in light of the context made perfect sense We have our cast of suspects all gathered in one setting, an old English family country home, andsecrets stasheWe re all mad, dear lady, he said as he ushered her in through the door That s the secret of existence We re all a little mad Another very good murder mystery This one was perhaps a little light on the plot but on the other hand focused a loton the characters and their motivations It also felt very much like theatre, which in light of the context made perfect sense We have...


  6. says:

    3.5 5 stars I listened to this on audiobook.


  7. says:

    Book 11 for the Miss Marple challenge Miss Marple finds herself in a very different setting, a juvenile delinquents home college when she is asked by old friend Ruth Van Rydock to look into the situation of her sister Carrie Louise Carrie Louise, also Miss Marple s friend from her school days in Italy, lives in an old Victorian mansion and her husband Lewis Serrocold runs a centre for juveniles focusing on rehabilitation Carrie Louise has been married twice before and her relations, children, Book 11 for the Miss Marple challenge Miss Marple finds herself in a very different setting, a juvenile delinquents home college when she is asked by old friend Ruth Van Rydock to look into the situation of her sister Carrie Louise Carrie Louise, also Miss Marple s friend from her school days in Italy, lives in an old Victorian mansion and her husband Lewis Serrocold runs a centre for juveniles focusing on rehabilitation Carrie Louise has been married twice before and her relations, children, stepchildren from her previous marriages also live in the house or are regular visitors There are a lot of tensions in the house, not everyone agreeing with Lewis and Carrie Lousie s idealism or ...


  8. says:

    2.5A thing about Christie s Miss Marple novels that I don t like is that some of them though not many, fortunately give off this impression of laziness, which I found particularly unpleasant as I usually end not knowing what to make of the...


  9. says:

    Ms Marple spends some time with an old friend of hers, and stumbles on a murder There wasn t a lot of extraneous stuff going on in this story unlike Nemesis and you get a sense of the various characters around Ms Marple s...


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