Near fine condition. Planet Three Publishing,2000-2004.Pictorial red hardback with black borders(a couple of small scratches and nicks on the cover) in near fine condition, no Dj as issued.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark on the outer edges.221pp. This is another paragraph Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,?declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, would be doing the world at large a favor!? It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later when the Colonel is found shot dead in the clergyman?s study. But as Miss Marple soon discovers, the whole village seems to have had a motive to kill Colonel Protheroe.