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Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, [1985], ©1933.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Also published as Murder in the Calais Coach. Belgian detective Hercule Poirot solves a murder that occurred on the Orient Express.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 039608575X 9780396085751 0425173933 9780425173930 1579126235 9781579126230
OCLC Number: 11398134
Notes: "Originally published in the United States under the title Murder in the Calais coach": T.p. verso.
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Cast of characters --
The facts: An important passenger on the Taurus Express --
The Tokatlian Hotel --
Poirot refuses a case --
A cry in the night --
The crime --
A woman --
The body --
The Armstrong kidnapping case --
The evidence: The evidence of the wagon lit conductor --
The evidence of the secretary --
The evidence of the valet --
The evidence of the American lady --
The evidence of the Swedish lady --
The evidence of the Russian princess --
The evidence of Count and Countess Andrenyi --
The evidence of Colonel Arbuthnot --
The evidence of Mr. Hardman --
The evidence of the Italian --
The evidence of Miss Debenham --
The evidence of the German lady's-maid --
Summary of the passengers' evidence --
The evidence of the weapon --
The evidence of the passengers' luggage --
Hercule Poirot sits back and thinks: Which of them? --
Ten questions --
Certain suggestive points --
The grease spot on a Hungarian passport --
The christian name of Princess Dragomiroff --
A second interview with Colonel Arbuthnot --
The identity of Mary Debenham --
Further surprising revelations --
Poirot propounds two solutions.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.
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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.  Read more...

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