While holidaying on the Caribbean island of St. Honoré, Miss Marple is drawn into a case of intrigue and black magic when a garrulous old major who bragged of owning a photograph of a known murderer ...
While on vacation at a resort hotel in the West Indies, Miss Marple correctly suspects that the apparently natural death of a retired British major is actually the work of a murderer planning yet another killing.
A friend of Miss Marple's sees a woman being strangled in a passing train. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists professional housekeeper, Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to go undercover.
Based on Agatha Christie's crime novels and short stories, the show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which she helps solve. Although the police are sometimes reluctant to accept Miss Marple's help, her reputation and unparalleled powers of observation eventually win them over. Written by
I don't like the Geraldine McEwan series because of the changes that are made to cater to modern ideals don't fit into the era in which the books are written.
In this series, so many of these books are changed to have homosexual TV characters which had they been modern stories would be permissible but they are n't modern stories. These are 1930's - 1950s stories and the characters aren't even in the books. Some of the TV stories are just completely changed by this. In fact, My friends renamed 'The Body in the library' as 'The lesbians in the library' ! The Sittaford Mystery suddenly has the two women go off together to Argentina! Why add this when it isn't even in the books?
Agatha Christie is superb and can stand alone without any character and plot changes . Leave these stories how they were meant to be, how they were actually written. Don't introduce or change the sexuality of characters to cater for modern viewers.It changes the feel of the book.
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