What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw by Agatha Christie
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  • This book is interesting that someone other than the principal detective is doing the investigating

    • by LP Jardine

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      “What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw” is a mystery novel written by Agatha Christie.

      When Elspeth McGillicuddy travels by train during the Christmas Season, she witnesses a woman being strangled on another train. At first she is too astounded to do anything. Once she recovers herself, she reports the murder to the rail conductor and the

      police. Surprisingly, there is no body to be found.

      Certain of what she had seen Mrs. McGillicuddy tells her friend Jane Marple. Miss Marple knows she is no longer able to be hands on to find this body so she hires Miss Lucy Eyelesbarrow, a woman who is very intelligent.

      Miss Eyelesbarrow takes a ...

      • post with the Crackenthorpe family as a way to begin searching for the body. Soon she finds it.

        Inspector Craddock is the detective brought in from Scotland Yard.

        Two more murders take place. Plus they must find out the identity of the murdered woman which provides the key to the whole


        At the end of “What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw”, Miss Marple solves the crime only by what Lucy has told her and she has visited the Crackenthorpe family herself.

        “What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw” has also been published as “4:50 From Paddington”.

        This book is interesting that someone other than the principal detective is doing the investigating.

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