Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

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HarperCollins, 18 ian. 2011 - 288 pagini
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Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.

Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.

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Comentariu Utilizator  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This is perhaps the mot famous of the Poirot novels and has been made into a BBC film I saw recently --good aside from some blatantly anti-Catholic additions. The plot is so well known I hardly need ... Citiți recenzia completă

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Comentariu Utilizator  - scott.bradley - LibraryThing

Fast, entertaining read, but works up to a level of unbelievability that kills it. I'm not sure that Christie did not violate a fundamental rule of Mystery telling with her cute/clever twist. A little too clever for my taste, but still a fun read. Citiți recenzia completă

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Despre autor (2011)

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in one hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.

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