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by Sophie Hannah
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BrokenTune rated it 1 year ago
I have tried to finish this book during the day today and read any time that I was able to, but the book is not only utterly crap it also bloody endless. It drags, and drags, and drags.The last 30% of the book just felt like the story of who did what changed on every page and I completely lost track...
The Book Nook
The Book Nook rated it 3 years ago
Poirot has taken up temporary residence in a London boarding house to take a break from his new found fame. While eating in a neighborhood cafe one night Poirot meets a young woman who makes some questionable statements before dashing into the night. Upon returning to his room Poirot's fellow boarde...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it 6 years ago
I received this at the Malice Domestic celebration of Agatha Christie. I have to admit the plot was good (although preposterous) and the book relatively readable. I probably would have given a higher rating IF the main detective were not Hercule Poirot.If you are expecting a true Agatha Christie tal...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 6 years ago
:/No sé si algún día me le animaré...
Your Next Favorite Book
Your Next Favorite Book rated it 7 years ago
The Monogram Murdersby Sophie HannahHardcover, 352 pagesWilliam Morrow, September 9, 2014Hercule Poirot is having a quiet dinner in his favorite London coffeehouse when he encounters a young woman who confesses to him that she is terrified of being murdered but refuses his offers of assistance. Lat...
dianeh92345 rated it 7 years ago
I agree that the sentence construction did not mirror Agatha Christie's style and it would be hard to replicate her great plots. However, it was a good cozy mystery on its own merits so I gave it four stars. It was a hundred percent better than some of Agatha's misses like the Big Four.
Rene Hasekamp
Rene Hasekamp rated it 7 years ago
Sophie Hannah wrote a very acceptable Poirot novel. The story is good, though a bit complicated, and Poirot behaves like he always did. The story has enough twists, almost too many. I was quite wrong when I thought I understood the plot when I was almost halfway. At that stage my ideas were in lin...
Livros.by.Ropis rated it 7 years ago
Did I like the book? No, I didn't. But it's Not too bad at all! It's just that I expected something different about it. I had the idea that Sophie Hannah would put a different spin on the Christie' s work, rather than fitting into it. It started off so well but then it became a very hard read and ...
Crime-on-thrill rated it 7 years ago
Re-incarnations of detectives in hands of a different author seldom succeeds, except in the case of Holmes, but that was possible maybe because the reincarnator was Sir Doyle himself. But, apart from that exception re-incarnations are meant to be not as successful as the original. The stories of lim...
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