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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  

Murder on the Orient Express

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If you like Agatha Christie you might also like to read books by Dorothy L Sayers, M. C. Beaton and Alexander McCall Smith.

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Synopsis

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

Reviews

'Need it be said - the little grey cells solve once more the seemingly insoluble. Mrs Christie makes an improbable tale very real, and keeps her readers enthralled and guessing to the end.' Times Literary Supplement

'A brilliantly ingenious story.' Dorothy L. Sayers, Daily Herald

'Ingenuity at its height ... the idea is utterly novel, the setting a model of realism, and the characters a versatile, attractive crew.' Woman's Journal

'A piece of classic workmanship .. exquisite and wholly satisfying.' News Chronicle

About the Author

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is a tribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of the plots.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th September 2013

Author

Agatha Christie

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Author's Website

www.agathachristie.com/

Publisher

Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Historical Fiction
eBook Favourites

Classic crime

ISBN

9780007527502

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