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Mystery of the Blue Train - Agatha Christie
Mystery of the Blue Train
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671774493 (0671774492)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#6)
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Mystery of the Blue Train
‘A mirror shows the truth, but everyone stands in a different place for looking into the mirror.’ I have always thought of The Mystery of the Blue Train as a strange story - not a first rate mystery, not a complete mess, but most definitely not a memorable Christie classic. As Christie herself ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 First draft of Murder on the Orient Express?
Spoiler warning: I've been careful not to spoil the solution, but some of the plot points do end up being revealed during this post. This was apparently not one of Agatha's own favorites, and I can sort of understand why. It doesn't quite come alive in the same way that her very best books come al...
the reading chronicles
the reading chronicles rated it
4.0 Agatha Christie's The Mystery of the Blue Train
A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the Mediterranean -- ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? When the train stops, the jewel is missing, and the woman is found dead in her compartment. It's the perfect mystery, filled with passion, greed, deceit. ...
Rene Hasekamp
Rene Hasekamp rated it
3.0 Not the best Poirot
Although this is an entertaining read, near the end so many characters have been introduced, that it is near to impossible to guess who the killer is. Furthermore Christie lets Poirot say something about the person who appears to be the killer, that makes his act very unlikely, which one would not e...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.0 Disorganized Crime: One Marple, One Poirot, One Post
The setting: At Bertram's Hotel: a hotel that basically exists as a convincing reproduction of an Edwardian watering hole. The Blue Train: the line between Calais and the South of France. The location: At Bertram's Hotel: London The Blue Train: primarily France, although the book begins in Lo...
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