Murder on the Orient Express
Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less. A 'respectable American gentleman' lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen... show more
Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less. A 'respectable American gentleman' lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside . . . Hercule Poirot is also aboard, having arrived in the nick of time to claim a second-class compartment -- and the most astounding case of his illustrious career.
Publish date: 2003-10-28
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 201
Edition language: English
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 %
I am surprised by how easily and quickly Dame Agatha’s books slip by. I can certainly see why this is one of her favoured books, loved by many. It does reveal Hercule Poirot at his best, exercising those little gray cells. Now my reading of Anne Holt’s 1222 last year makes more sense—is it ever an h...
- Read a book that involves train travel (such as Murder on the Orient Express). Well, as it happened I did pick Murder on the Orient Express for this square. Not that I'm not intimately familiar with the story as such already -- it was actually one of the first books by Agatha Christie that I ev...
Nigdy nie pomyślałabym, że stanę się fanką Agathy Christie. Nie czytałam jej książek. Nie miałam ochoty poznawać kryminałów w jej stylu. Nie miałam chęci na książki tak wychwalane napisane przez autorkę znaną chyba przez wszystkich (choćby ze słyszenia). Aż do teraz.Zatem czas coś powiedzieć o książ...