The Affair at the Bungalow

  • Miss Marple
  • Short Story
  • 1932

A beautiful actress becomes embroiled in a tale of theft, adultery and confusion. Even Miss Marple claims to have trouble solving this mystery. From The Thirteen Problems.

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Jane Helier, the beautiful, if vacuous actress, tells a story of a the theft of a woman's jewels and the playwright accused of stealing them. But unlike the other cases told at the Bantrys' dinner table, Miss Marple concludes at the end she doesn't know the true solution, however she whispers something to Jane that suggests otherwise...

Initially published in 1930 in The Story-Teller magazine, the story was later collected with others in The Thirteen Problems.

It has never been adapted.

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