#TBT: Miss Marple

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joan-hickson-4-sizedWe couldn’t resist. For this week’s Throw Back Thursday, we couldn’t resist revisiting one of the world’s most beloved sleuths. We also couldn’t resist posting this on the same day we uploaded a post about James Ellroy. This may be stating the bleedin’ obvious, but there couldn’t be more difference between the cosy amateur sleuth and some of Ellroy’s characters and the world they live in. Indeed, there’s a galaxy of difference between Agatha Christie and Jame Ellroy as people, so seeing them on the same page, almost side-by-side is kind of amusing. But we’ve talked about Ellroy already. Now it’s time to talk Marple, and one Marple in particular… Joan Hickson. Continue reading