They Do It With Mirrors - Agatha Christie 1952 - Published for The Crime Club by Collins, London - First Edition Miss Marple arrives at her friend Carrie’s sprawling estate to find that it’s been turned into a home for delinquent boys. What’s more, Carrie’s children have taken residence. Then a brutal murder occurs and Miss Marple finds that where there’s smoke, there are mirrors.

Published as ‘
Murder with Mirrors’ in the USA. The basis for the Emmy-nominated movie starring john Mills and Bette Davis.
  Dame Agatha Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (1890 - 1976) - the first of the really distinguished women writers in the field of detective fiction.

Provenance: Gift inscription to front free endpaper:
‘To Derrick with love from Kathleen xx, Christmas 1952.’

References: Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction p. 82-89. Wagstaff & Poole,
A Christie Biography.

Octavo (19 x 13 cm). pp. 192. Publisher’s red cloth with black lettering to spine. Dust jacket priced ‘10s. 6d. net’ to lower corner of front flap.
  Condition: Near fine, light spotting to top edge, in very good jacket, minor wear to corners and spine ends, short closed tear to lower edge of front panel, some toning and spotting to rear panel and rear flap.   Ref: 108843   Price: HK$ 1,600