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Sleeping Murder Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home odd things started to happen Despite her best efforts to modernize the house she only succeeded in dredging up its past Worse she felt an irrational sense

  • Title: Sleeping Murder
  • Author: Agatha Christie
  • ISBN: 9780451200198
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Paperback
  • Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen Despite her best efforts to modernize the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs In her fear, Gwenda turned to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts Between them, they were to solve a perfect crime committed mSoon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen Despite her best efforts to modernize the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs In her fear, Gwenda turned to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts Between them, they were to solve a perfect crime committed many years before.

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    1. Anne on said:

      What's my favorite Agatha Christie novel? Well, I'd have a hard time picking between Murder on the Orient Expressand Sleeping Murder. But this one is more, um, realish?The idea that what happened in Murder on the Orient Express could actually happen pretty far-fetched. And, yes Sleeping Murder is (by today's standards) kinda outlandish, too.BUT.Less outlandish than MotOE. <--MY OPINIONPlus, I love me some Miss Marple!The main characters are newlyweds Gwenda & Giles, but Jane Marple is int [...]

    2. Rinda Elwakil on said:

      سجل يا تاريخ: خمنت القاتل من نص الرواية و لله الحمد و المنة :)رواية جميلة جدا .

    3. Ahmad Sharabiani on said:

      Sleeping Murder (Miss Marple #13), Agatha Christie Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in October 1976 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year.تاریخ نخستین خوانش: ماه آوریل سال 2002 میلادیاین کتاب با عنوانهای: «جنایت خفته با ترجمه عبدالحسین شریفیان، تهران ارغوان، 1372؛ [...]

    4. Nandakishore Varma on said:

      In the beginning, a personal anecdote:As a child, I was troubled intermittently by a nightmare. I am walking around the compound of my maternal grandfather's ancestral home, when I reach a dilapidated building in a secluded corner. I open it and enter, even though my better sense counsels against it. Inside, it is a prayer room dedicated to evil gods. Their pictures are hung all over the walls, and their ugly idols leer up at me. Also, the place is full of the images of the tortured victims of t [...]

    5. Carol Clouds ꧁꧂ on said:

      I thought I had read this Miss Marple before, but maybe I hadn't. I would have thought the heroine (Gwenda) being both a New Zealander and having the same name as one of my childhood friends would have stuck in my mind if so.Although this book stretches coincidence just about to breaking point and did lose momentum near the middle, I still enjoyed it. Some of Christie's earlier novels have a sly wit (in this book the scene with Miss Marple and her physician) and she evokes a long gone world of a [...]

    6. Susan on said:

      Although this is listed as the thirteenth Miss Marple novel, and was published in 1976, it was actually written during WWII and shows her as a fairly sprightly lady, compared to some books. According to the Agatha Christie website, it should sit between “The Moving Finger,” and “A Murder is Announced,” and that is where I have positioned it in my re-reading of these books.Gwenda Reed has arrived from New Zealand, charged with buying a house for her, and her new husband, Giles; who is due [...]

    7. Rahaf Potrosh on said:

      رواية جميلة مختلفة الفكرة متناسقة الأحداث والتفاصيل كعادتها كريستي تعرف كيف تجذبك من البداية أحببت الفكرة كثيراً ( جريمة قتل كانت تبدو ميتة فيما هي نائمة فقط ) وهذا يأكد حقيقة وهي أن مصير كل الأسرار أن تكشف يوماً ولو بعد سنواتوستبقى أجاثا الروائية المفضلة لدي

    8. Mahdi Lotfi on said:

      خلاصه ای از داستان:گواندا رید و شوهرش جایلز رید که سه ماه است ازدواج کرده‌اند تصمیم دارند از نیوزلند به انگلستان بروند. جایلز که دارد کارهایش را در نیوزلند تمام می‌کند، گواندا را پیشاپیش می‌فرستد که خانه مناسبی در انگلستان پیدا کند. گواندا به ویلای کوچکی متعلق به دوره ویکتو [...]

    9. Lady Clementina ffinch-ffarowmore on said:

      Book 5 for the Miss Marple challenge. I was excited to read this one as this is the first of the books in the Miss Marple challenge that I had not read before. I also only discovered because of the challenge that though this book was published last, it was written much earlier and chronologically also falls early in the series. This one was in a way Miss Marple’s Five little Pigs, a murder that has happened years ago, without even clarity on whether it was a murder but based on a (then) child [...]

    10. Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder* on said:

      “One always has hope for human nature” Although I'm more of a Poirot groupie, I tried Sleeping Murder and Miss Marple's detective input on for size to see how it went. Better than the one I read with her salivating over rose gardens, it focused on a young couple who moved into a house and needed help solving a mystery, mainly of a memory of a murder that doesn't make sense.It's not the classic whodunnit with a modern murder, and Miss Marple warns not to stir up the hornet's nest that is the [...]

    11. Fatemah Abdel Haleem on said:

      كعادتها أجاثا كريستي تجعلك تشك بكل شيئ حتى تنسى القاتل الحقيقي في الحقيقه شككت به في البداية ولكنني تناسيت هذا الشك كما تناساه جويندا وجايلز راااائعة :)

    12. BrokenTune on said:

      Her words held all the pointed innuendo that elderly ladies are able to achieve with the minimum of actual statement.I had low expectations for this one. Nemesis broke me. Nemesis was the book that obliterated any regards I may have harboured for Miss Marple.It seems, however, that Sleeping Murder was written well before Nemesis, even if it was published last in the series, and that the Miss Marple of Sleeping Murder is not as annoying as her older self, yet.As becomes clear at the end of this b [...]

    13. Veronique on said:

      Last Marple story.After a slow start, this novel picks up in an engaging way. Was there a murder? And how do you find out nearly 20 years later? Marple is present but rather in the background, as as guiding presence, with her down-to-earth, common sense logic. As always, I am fascinated how events can be interpreted in such different ways, and how by turning a little bit, the picture becomes totally different. The wrong clothes clue really spoke to me and reminded me of Glaspell's A Jury of Her [...]

    14. Cyndi on said:

      I finally guessed the murderer early in the book! Whew! I was beginning to fear I'd lost my edge. 🤔lol!

    15. Sara on said:

      Vintage Agatha Christie. I figured this one out well in advance of the ending, but I still enjoyed the read and remember why Christie was so popular in her time. At the time this was written, it probably wouldn't have been so easy to solve the who-done-it. Christie and others have honed my sense of possibilities. Miss Marple is a very subtle character in this novel, more a guide than a detective. A nice break from some heavier readingI'm in the process of reading Middlemarch and needed some air. [...]

    16. Claudiu D. on said:

      Este primul roman cu Miss Marple pe care il citesc si unul din ultimele pe care Agatha le-a publicat. El ar trebui sa fie ultimul din seria cu Miss Marple. Mi-a placut foarte mult felul in care a fost organizata si ca nu a mai respectat calapodul ala obositor de la Poirot, cu o mie interogatorii. Misterul cam slabut, dar mi-a placut atentia sporita la personaje, spre deosebire de Poirot unde accentul cade pe mister.

    17. A-Ile Self-hallucination on said:

      مرة أخرى أغاثا تذهلني بعبقرية رغم معرفتي منذ أعوام طوال بالقصة من خلال فيلم قديم ومعرفتي للقاتل، لكن سرد الأحداث يجعلك تكتشف ما تعرفه مرة أخرى إنها المتعة

    18. Kim Kaso on said:

      Coming to the end of Ms Christie's works, I started with the group somewhere in the middle, so will be circling pack to the beginning soon. The last of the Miss Marple novels is ending on a high note, the misdirection was in full flower in this story, although years of reading Christie has taught me to think like Miss Marple, trust no one and accept nothing as truth without verification. She gives a nice bunch of red herrings in this one, and a lovely newlywed couple. A very enjoyable story of m [...]

    19. Ririn on said:

      3.5 starsIt seemed that, unconsciously, I have suspected the murderer right from the start. Even with so many red herrings and distractions thrown in the way, my suspicions for the suspect would not waver. So it wasn't really a surprise when the truth is revealed. "You believed what he said. It really is very dangerous to believe people. I never have for years." - Miss MarpleI never realized how much influence Agatha Christie's books and characters have affected me and my reading, especially for [...]

    20. Arwa Saraireh on said:

      للأسف أن عنصر المفاجئة اختفى من الرواية في بدايتها، لقد عرفت القاتل فوراً، فهذه القصة نُقلت حرفياً من خلال مسلسل سوري بعنوان (جريمة في الذاكرة) ، و قد شاهدته قبل أكثر من 15 سنة مضت. و مع هذا شعرت بشيء من التشويق و المتعة في تتبع مجريات هذه الجريمة.

    21. Laurel Hicks on said:

      I started last month to read all of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novels in publication order. There are a dozen in all (plus some short stories, which I did not read this time through), and this is number twelve. My favorite? The first Miss Marple—The Murder at the Vicarage.Novels featuring Miss Marple:1. The Murder at the Vicarage (1930) 12/152. The Body in the Library (1942) 12/153. The Moving Finger (1943)4. A Murder is Announced (1950)5. They Do It with Mirrors, or Murder with Mirrors (19 [...]

    22. Marilyn Maya on said:

      I joined to review this book. I had read every one of Christie's books in younger days. I still love cozy mysteries as well as pychological dark ones. But I needed to say that in this book, Christie reveals her personal ideas and life more than any other. There is a character in the book who I think Christie patterned after her personal life. There is an unattractive woman who is married to a very charming man and everyone feels sorry for the husband whose wife is a jealous unhappy woman but Ms [...]

    23. Negin on said:

      I seem to prefer watching Agatha Christie rather than reading her books. This one grabbed me from the beginning and I was hooked. It was only towards the end that I thought it dragged on a tiny bit.

    24. Neti Triwinanti on said:

      Saya lupa sejak kapan tepatnya mulai ketagihan membaca Agatha Christie, terutama seri Poirot dan Miss Marple. Bahkan saya menyempatkan diri untuk menelusuri (meskipun secara sekilas) biografi penulis yang konon dijuluki “Queen of Crime” ini. Dari situ saya mengetahui kalau Agatha Christie dan Conan Doyle berbeda sekitar satu generasi. Conan Doyle satu generasi di atas Agatha Christie. Tak heran, di beberapa buku nama Holmes dan Watson sempat muncul.Buku Pembunuhan Terpendam (Sleeping Murder) [...]

    25. Leslie on said:

      This is one of my favorite Miss Marples and Rosemary Leach did a fine narration. Having read this several times before, I was able to appreciate how skillfully Christie gives you all the clues while misdirecting you! Only one place was there a slight flavor of 'cheating' (view spoiler)[when the narrative jumps in time from Kennedy with the Reeds to Lily's murder and back, implying that the murder happened simultaneously with the tea. (hide spoiler)]

    26. عباد ديرانية on said:

      رواية جميلة، وإن لم تكن من أفضل أعمال أغاثا كريستي. الفكرة فريدة ومميزة جداً جداً، إلا أنه من الصَّعب أن تضاغ في رواية كاملة طويلة، فهي تُصبِح مملَّة نوعاً ما مع الوقت، لذلك فإنه يصعب تقييمها بأربع نجوم أم ثلاثة.تبدأ الرواية بشكلٍ مثير للغاية، وتتّسم بفكرة مميزة غير اعتيادية [...]

    27. Jim on said:

      Newlywed Gwenda Reed travels ahead of her husband to find a home for them in the south of England. In the village of Dillmouth she see a house for sale that she immediately decides is the one. A house where she feels at home even though while walking through the house she had a sudden feeling of dread on the staircase. She is having work done on the new house and decides that there really should be a door between the drawing room and dining room and asks for an estimate. A workman checks it out [...]

    28. Brooklyn Tayla on said:

      This is a re read of an utterly fabulous, chilling and enthralling mystery. I remember how I first felt when I read this book, it was great being with the familiar characters again. Gwenda and Giles are so damn precious, they've definitely been among my favourite secondary Agatha Christie characters. Essentially this was a re read of an all time favourite.While Miss Marple didn't feature too heavily in this one, her role was nonetheless vital to the resolution of the crime. She was so tender and [...]

    29. Nina on said:

      Kalau melihat covernya, saya kira pembunuhan bakal berhubungan dengan ular atau bisa ular beracun. Ternyata berhubungan dengan pr_____. (No spoiler ✌)Covernya menarik, embossed pula ular dan hurufnya. Mau puasa baca #crime ternyata gagal. Diselingi LoTR yg kurang lima puluh halaman dan #harrypotterandthechamberofsecretsJadinya gak bosan.

    30. Victoria on said:

      About 4 or 5 swear words, closer to the end of the book. My first Agatha Christie and it was awesome! She had me stumped. Which usually never happens.

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