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A Little Miss Nobody

Auhtor: Amy Bell Marlowe

Language: english
Published: 1914

Genres:

young readers,  mysterydetective
Downloads: 499
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Review by C. F. Hill, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Little Miss Nobody':

Miss Marples Final Cases and Two Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in October 1979 retailing at lb4.50. It was the last Christie book to be published under the Collins Crime Club imprint although HarperCollins continue to be the writers UK publishers. The book contains eight short stories and did not appear in the US.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Miss Nobody':


... her widowhood she was in fact 'the Widow Wettin'. The greatest king-maker the world ever saw-the man who turned all Europe topsy-turvy-was known ...
... Here. give me those-those things.. She snatched the lilies from Nancy's hand and flung them in the path. The girl looked back at them longingly ...
... Not so nice eh.. Oh. exclaimed the girl again, looking at him now through her tears. So I accepted the responsibility-as I accept ...
... But it's hard work to be proper.. Why.. Because of my hair.. Your hair.. Yep.. I don't see what-what light-colored hair has ...
... but it was big enough to be called a castle. The rooms on the lower floor had not been much changed when Pinewood Hall became a preparatory ...
... stammered Nancy, in so low a voice that nobody else could hear. You poor girl. cried the woman, her smile fading, but love and welcome still shining ...
... opened with a sigh of delight. Her eyes sparkled and the hair was tossed back from under her woolen cap. Great. Great. she cried aloud, when she ...
... with a boy, admitted Nancy. Where-where I lived only the girls danced together.. Where was that. demanded Jennie. At school, said Nancy, ...
... just then, with almost anyone. She flung off her skates and smiled at the other girls. She smiled at Samuel when she asked him, to sharpen them ...
... upon the culprits. When they filed out of the hall to go to first recitation not one of the girls who had been at Number 30 the night before but scowled ...
... you so much, whispered Nancy. Go on upstairs and put that coat and hat away, ordered Jennie, with sudden gruffness. You're no more fit to roam ...
... in Number 30 instead of Cora Rathmore was no small thing to Nancy. In Jennie's society she began to expand. She became, indeed, quite a different ...
... biggest girl ahead, was striking out too widely. She dashed from side to side of the course, taking up more than her just share, indeed, and covering ...
... over here where it belongs, and she put an arm over the blushing Grace's shoulders. But Grace did her blushing for nothing. Corinne crossed the room ...
... what do you know about that. demanded the boy, with the air of one throwing a bomb. The girls were speechless with surprise. . Chapter Xxiii. ...
... to stir them up. It does no good.. Oh, fudge. What does it matter. Do you suppose that I care if Grace or Cora 'have a mad on' at me. Much. and ...
... chum. Please don't ask after us, Mr. Endress.. Then let me know how you get along through Grace. I see her a lot, said Bob. But you girls are ...
... 83 and down the two flights to the lower hall. There was a light in the principal's office. When Nancy and Jennie went in Madame Schakael was sitting ...
... my pocket. That taxi-driver was a keen one, he was. He trailed your machine like he was trackin' a band of Injuns. Cops saw you pass, and switchmen ...
... open and learned many things. The book tells much about boarding school life, of study and fun mixed, and of a great race on skates. Nancy made some ...