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Sally Bayley recalls how a strange home life made her bond with characters from books. Brother David goes missing, mummy retires to her bedroom, so Miss Marple is now required.

Sally Bayley recalls how a strange home life made her bond with characters from books, abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams:

We are introduced to the household in a village in Sussex, mother, grandmother and some brothers. One day baby David goes missing and mummy retires to her bedroom for "two hundred sleeps". At this point the author turns to Miss Marple to make sense of things..

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