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Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017. ©1934
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Movie tie-in edition]View all editions and formats
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While en route from Syria to Paris, in the middle of a freezing winter's night, the Orient Express is stopped dead in its tracks by a snowdrift. Passengers awake to find the train still stranded and to discover that a wealthy American has been brutally stabbed to death in his private compartment. Incredibly, that compartment is locked from the inside. With no escape into the wintery landscape the killer must still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 9780062693662 0062693662
OCLC Number: 1007697680
Notes: [Also published as Murder in the Calais Coach].
Description: 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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While en route from Syria to Paris, in the middle of a freezing winter's night, the Orient Express is stopped dead in its tracks by a snowdrift. Passengers awake to find the train still stranded and to discover that a wealthy American has been brutally stabbed to death in his private compartment. Incredibly, that compartment is locked from the inside. With no escape into the wintery landscape the killer must still be on board. Fortunately, the brilliant Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot is also on board, having booked the last available berth.

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