Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot Series)

Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot Series)

by Agatha Christie

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Ahhhh! The allure of travel. The novel and almost exotic appeal of travel by train. There's something to be said for those posh cabins and cozy spaces. What could go wrong, right? Thankfully, Agatha Christie put her famous detective Hercule Poirot on the trip. Can you hear the train's whistle? Climb aboard for one of the greatest twists ever written in the history of mystery stories.

THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT!

“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”

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. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is 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.

“What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?” — New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062073495
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/18/2011
Series: Hercule Poirot Series , #10
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 60,304
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

Home schooling

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