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I found the plot of this particular novel very slow and underwhelming. I still love the character though. A swift move on till the next Miss Marple.
Looking at the publication dates, it was 7 years or so between Miss Marple stories. I wonder if AC felt the same way about her own character in this novel as I do...
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
No problem recommending this one. Well read. The different voice characterisations are well done. I have been 'hopping' between reading the book, listening to it on the exercise bike and watching the DVD version. The audio by far beats the rest.
What was one of the most memorable moments of 4.50 from Paddington?
Mrs McGillicudy's witnessing of the murder. Fleeting but intense.
What about Emilia Fox’s performance did you like?
The different characterisations are well delivered. Emily so easily moves from old Mr Crackenthorpe to Lucy Eyellesbarrow.
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
At times very funny with all of the 'proposals' of marriage. And quite outrageous the way some of the characters flippantly deal with murder.
Any additional comments?
I am always amazed how 'little' Miss Marple actually appears in the storyline.