A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’ A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Death of a sister from pneumonia
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Gun violence
  • Home invasion
  • Poisoning
  • Strangulation
  • Near-drowning
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