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The Mystery of the Blue Train: A Hercule Poirot Mystery - Agatha Christie
The Mystery of the Blue Train: A Hercule Poirot Mystery
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781611739886 (1611739888)
Publisher: Crown Point Pub.
Pages no: 500
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#6)
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Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
4.0 The Mystery of the Blue Train
I re-read this previously back in 2014. I gave it 3 stars then, but gave this 4 stars now since I appreciated this one a bit more the second time through. Previous review: We have the famous Hercule Poirot on the scene again investigating who murdered heiress Ruth Kettering. When the novel beg...
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 ...
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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
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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...
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