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Murder in Mesopotamia - Agatha Christie
Murder in Mesopotamia
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It is clear to Amy Leatheran that something sinister is going on at the Hassanieh dig in Iraq; something associated with the presence of “Lovely Louise,” wife of celebrated archaeologist Dr. Leidner. In a few days’ time Hercule Poirot is due to drop in at the excavation site. But with Louise... show more
It is clear to Amy Leatheran that something sinister is going on at the Hassanieh dig in Iraq; something associated with the presence of “Lovely Louise,” wife of celebrated archaeologist Dr. Leidner. In a few days’ time Hercule Poirot is due to drop in at the excavation site. But with Louise suffering from terrifying hallucinations, and tension within the group becoming almost unbearable, Poirot might just be too late. . . .
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062073907 (0062073907)
ASIN: 62073907
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#14)
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 Hercule in Iraq
Well, now that I've learnt a little bit of French I have discovered that Poirot's little sayings make more sense (such as Eh Bein, which means ah good). Okay, it isn't as if the entire book is in French, or that Christie overuses the phrases, but for some reason, until I actually started studying th...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 Murder in Mesopotamia
In Murder in Mesopotamia, Christie takes us again to a location she's very familiar with - an archaeological dig near Hassanieh, Iraq. To go into the details of this Poirot story would spoil the read for some so I won't. However, there is one question I have that has driven me nuts every single ti...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Murder in Mesopotamia
I wish that I had liked this one more than I did (I gave it 3.5 stars but Goodreads only gives full stars so I rounded up to a 4). I think the main problem was that the story was told from Amy Leatheran's point of view. Amy Leatheran speaks in an older voice during the course of this story though s...
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it
3.0 Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot)
Louise Leidner--"Lovely Louise," as she is known to the ex-pat communnity in Iraq--is a compelling woman. She is beautiful, intelligent, and confident--but she's also a quivering bundle of nerves. She hears tapping on her window, sees ghostly faces hovering outside, and receives threatening lette...
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it
4.0 Moord in Mesopotamië
Eerste zin: “De gebeurtenissen die in dit verhaal worden verteld hebben een jaar of vier geleden plaats gevonden.” P. 99: En een van die dingen, het allerergste, is: dat moord een gewoonte is…” Laatste zin: “Iets dergelijks.” Zoals altijd met boeken van Agatha Christie was het lezen van Moord in ...
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