A Murder Is Announced is a one of the best detective novel by the detective novel Queen Agatha Christie. The story began in the morning. when people ate breakfast,they find the murder notice.And that made the residents of Chipping Cleghorn came to Miss Blacklock's home. The murder game understood by everyone became a murder case.
The main character of the story Letitia Blacklock or Charlotte Blacklock, who has been been posing as her old sister who have been dead because of illness, planned the whole event to get the property that should have been inherited by his sister.But from the writer's description, we She knows she isn't a bad women. Even many people couldn't believe she was the murderer. Everything may be related to her tragic childhood. She just wants to live a happy and beautiful life. She thinks this is what she deserves. But when her real identity may be exposed, she panicked and made a wrong decision.
The most basic questions in detective fiction: Who is the murderer? How to crimes? How to reveal the truth? A good detective novel can successfully deceive readers, and it is not so easy for readers to guess who the murderer is, but the transition should not be too rigid and can't make someone a murderer without warning.It is clear that A Murder Is Announced has done it.
All the clues to the final puzzle in A Murder Is Announced have been written in the previous episode, but it is difficult for the reader to make a correct association. There are some clues like using central heating instead of a stove; Letitia Blacklock's inappropriate necklace. Between Miss Marple and Inspector Craddock, there is still a dialogue about the change of the old order. "Every village and small country place is full of people who've just come and settled there without any ties to bring them" The murderer forged her identity without being foreshadowed by the villagers. If we think that the murderer is familiar to the crime scene, we can quickly guess that the murderer is Letitia Blacklock, the owner of the incident.But all indications are that she is a victim, and who would imagine that a kind-hearted old Lady would kill?
Another feature of the novel is that the main characters are old women in their 50s and 60s, and even the detective Miss Marple is already an old lady. Miss Marple's case-based reasoning is often rooted in her own life experience. The novel has a lot of detailed descriptions of these women and their country life. This may be related to the author because she was already a 60-year-old lady when she wrote this book.So her description of the gestures and even the psychological Description of these female characters is very image.
Anyone in Agatha’s novels threatened with poverty or lost their reputation is a potential killer. In A Murder Is Announced, the motive of the murderer is to fear that the person who knows her past reveals the truth and may also be for money. No one would believe that such a revered old lady would be a murderer, but when she was the last to harm and was caught on the spot, everything was clear. The author also expressed her regret for the murderer through Miss Marple. “Weak and kindly people are often very treacherous. And if they've got a grudge against life it saps the little moral strength that they may possess.
The opening of her novel is not an introduction to the case. The victim is still alive at the beginning of the novel, and she uses a lot of space to introduce the relationship between different characters. So her novels are almost always long. A Murder Is Announced is a relatively long detective novel, but when you read it, you don't feel bored. On the contrary, these descriptions make the story more reasonable.