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Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

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One of Agatha Christies most famous mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express was inspired by two real-life crimes and the authors own experience being stranded on the Orient Express during Christmas of 1931. While traveling to Paris, a wealthy American is stabbed to death in his cabin on the Orient Express. With the train stuck in a snowdrift, there is no easy escape for the killer. Fortunately, detective Hercule Poirot is aboard and launches a clever investigation into the curious assortment of passengers, of whom each seems to have a motive.

Synopsis:

One of Christie's most famous mysteries was inspired by two real-life crimes and the author's own experience being stranded on the Orient Express during Christmas of 1931.

About the Author

Agatha Christie first tried her hand at detective fiction while working in a hospital during World War I, creating the detective Hercule Poirot. She produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Christieand#8217;s play The Mousetrapholds the record for the longest run in theatrical historyand#8212; more than fifty years and counting. Many of her works have been adapted for film and TV. In 1971, she received Britainand#8217;s highest honor when she was named a dame of the British Empire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579126230
Subtitle:
A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Author:
Christie, Agatha
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Subject:
England
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Private investigators - England
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Hercule Poirot Mysteries
Publication Date:
20060901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.56x5.84x.99 in. 1.02 lbs.

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