HMMMM…In a recent review of a Poirot mystery, I said that I thought Christie may have begun writing the novel as a stand alone and then added Poirot as a character in the later stages. I felt the exact same way with The Moving Finger. Miss Marple makes her first appearance on page 142 out of 200. She plays a very minor role. What’s interesting to me is that the story worked very well as a stand alone and would have been fine without her presence. I wonder why she decided to bring her in.
Regardless, it’s another great Christie mystery. 4/5 stars.