Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of... show more
Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.
Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer in case he or she decides to strike again.
Publish date: 2013
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
Monsieur Hercule Poirot is on a train traveling with the train owner, a doctor and 12 other people. Sometime during the night, before the train is trapped due to snow on the tracks, a man is murdered. He is thought to the be the man who murdered a baby during a kidnapping and escaped justice in the ...
My real life book club chose this as the October read, and I admit, I've never before read this Christie classic. My contrary nature, I suppose. Plus, I knew how it ended, which dimmed the urgency of reading it. So too did my dislike of Poirot. Well, I've read it now and it's as brilliant as ev...
I've always enjoyed Agatha Christie whenever I picked one of her books, though the level fluctuated somewhat. Now I know why this one is held up there with "And then there were none", and it deserves the praise. The mystery is a good one: closed quarters, and it keeps getting more intricate and ta...
I enjoyed this little story. It took me two whole days to read it because the med the doctor gave me knocks me out cold every time I take it - twice a day. If not for that I would have finished it much faster as it is pretty short. This story made me think of a game of clue. The difference be...
An excellent audio version of a Christie classic. It would also work well for the "Locked room" category for the Halloween bingo. Previous update: 21 %