A pocketful of rye

Author: Agatha Christie

Subject: Detective and mystery stories; Marple; Jane (Fictitious character)

Publisher: Bantam

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Miss Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme