The Pale Horse
Publish date: October 1st 2012
Publisher: Center Point Large Print
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Ariadne Oliver (#5)
I went into The Pale Horse without much hope that I would enjoy it - I'm down to the last 8 (now 7) Christie novels, and I'm reserving the ones that I thought would be the best bets for enjoyment to the end. The Pale Horse was published in 1961, between A Cat Among the Pigeons and The Mirror Crack...
The non-Poirot or Jane Marple books are usually hit or miss for me. However, Christie does a great job with this one. The book is slow moving at first. We follow a man named Mark Easterbrook who narrates the majority of the book. Initially we don't exactly know what's going on, we just know that the...
Not my favorite Christie Novel. The premise is interesting---can a witch murder through black magic? The mystery is, as always, well done. All the clues are there. The supporting cast provides interesting options for suspects. There is plenty of tension in the last quarter of the novel. However....
Not my favorite Christie Novel.The premise is interesting---can a witch murder through black magic? The mystery is, as always, well done. All the clues are there. The supporting cast provides interesting options for suspects. There is plenty of tension in the last quarter of the novel.However......
Whenever the occult is part of a novel, I never like its inclusion. I wasn't sure where Christie was going with this, so I was uncomfortable right up to the last chapter. Still enjoyed the mystery...