Secret Adversary, The (Longman Annotated Novel) / Edition 1

Secret Adversary, The (Longman Annotated Novel) / Edition 1

by Yvonne Collioud Sisko
ISBN-10:
020553256X
ISBN-13:
2900205532567
Pub. Date:
07/31/2007
Publisher:
Pearson

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Secret Adversary, The (Longman Annotated Novel) / Edition 1

The bestselling mystery writer of all time. The greatest detective of the century. The romance of the Orient Express. The murder and the mystery that has shocked--and stumped--readers for the past six decades. This is Murder on the Orient Express.

"Christie keeps her readers enthralled and guessing to the end."-- Times Literary Supplement (from the original 1934 review)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900205532567
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/31/2007
Series: Literature for College Readers Series
Edition description: Annotated
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.

Table of Contents

Cast of Charactersvii
Part 1The Facts
1An Important Passenger on the Taurus Express3
2The Tokatlian Hotel13
3Poirot Refuses a Case21
4A Cry in the Night29
5The Crime33
6A Woman45
7The Body53
8The Armstrong Kidnapping Case63
Part 2The Evidence
1The Evidence of the Wagon Lit Conductor69
2The Evidence of the Secretary76
3The Evidence of the Valet81
4The Evidence of the American Lady87
5The Evidence of the Swedish Lady95
6The Evidence of the Russian Princess101
7The Evidence of Count and Countess Andrenyi108
8The Evidence of Colonel Arbuthnot114
9The Evidence of Mr. Hardman123
10The Evidence of the Italian130
11The Evidence of Miss Debenham134
12The Evidence of the German Lady's-maid140
13Summary of the Passengers' Evidence147
14The Evidence of the Weapon155
15The Evidence of the Passengers' Luggage163
Part 3Hercule Poirot Sits Back and Thinks
1Which of Them?181
2Ten Questions189
3Certain Suggestive Points195
4The Grease Spot on a Hungarian Passport204
5The Christian Name of Princess Dragomiroff211
6A Second Interview with Colonel Arbuthnot216
7The Identity of Mary Debenham220
8Further Surprising Revelations224
9Poirot Propounds Two Solutions231

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