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A pocket full of rye: a Miss Marple mystery

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A BBC Radio full-cast dramatization starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple, the deceptively mild spinster sleuth. Wealthy businessman Rex Fortescue is found dead with rye grain in his pocket. His death is followed in quick succession by a woman dying while eating bread and honey, and a maid in her garden. Inspector Neele, in charge of investigating the spate of murders, consults with Miss Marple, who has an interesting and surprising theory to offer. She senses the murderer is dispatching his victims on the basis of the children's nursery rhyme "Sing a Song of Sixpence." What secrets are lurking at the heart of the Fortescue family?
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Full title pocket full of rye
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In Agatha Christie's classic, A Pocket Full of Rye, the bizarre death of a financial tycoon has Miss Marple investigating a very odd case of crime by rhyme.

Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his "counting house" when he suffered an agonizing and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals.

Yet, it was the incident in the parlor which confirmed Miss Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme. . . .

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series Jane Marple murder mysteries
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, English, England -- Fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Radio plays, Serial murder investigation -- Fiction, Women detectives -- England -- Fiction
title_display A pocket full of rye
title_full A Pocket Full of Rye, A Pocket Full of Rye Miss Marple Series, Book 6, A pocket full of rye / Agatha Christie, A pocket full of rye / by Agatha Christie, A pocket full of rye : a Miss Marple mystery [electronic resource] / Agatha Christie, A pocket full of rye [sound recording] / Agatha Christie
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