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Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #10) (Paperback)

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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

Praise For…


“A brilliantly ingenious story.”

“It’s tempting to say that Agatha Christie is a genius and let it go at that, but the world’s had plenty of geniuses. Agatha Christie is something special.”

“[Moves] smoothly and entertainingly to its surprise conclusion.”

“Nothing short of swell. [Christie] is probably the best suspicion scatterer and diverter in the business.”

“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.”

“What more…can a mystery addict desire?”

“Agatha Christie’s books are both wonderful crime novels and studies in contrast and duality, and I adore them still. Underestimate them at your peril.”

“Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.”

“Agatha Christie taught me many important lessons about the inner workings of the mystery novel before it ever occurred to me that I might one day be writing mysteries myself.”

“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.”

“I always wanted to be Agatha Christie when I grew up. I still do.”

“Agatha Christie’s indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brough together generations of readers—a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape.”
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073495
ISBN-10: 0062073494
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: January 18th, 2011
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot Mysteries