Colonel and Mrs. Bantry had always believed that "a body in the library" only happened in books - until the day when a body was found in their own library! Whose body was it? Who placed it there? Why should it be found in the library of Gossington Hall? That gentle elderly spinster, Miss Marple (whom readers of Agatha Christie will remember) was faced with all these questions. Following the trail from the quiet village of St. Mary Mead to a fashionable seaside hotel, she eventually found the..