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Summary : One of Agatha Christie?s most famous mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express was inspired by two real-life crimes and the author?s own experience being stranded on the Orient Express during Christmas of 1931. While traveling to Paris, a wealthy American is stabbed to death in his cabin on the Orient Express. With the train stuck in a snowdrift, there is no easy escape for the killer. Fortunately, detective Hercule Poirot is aboard and launches a clever investigation into the curious assortment of passengers, of whom each seems to have a motive.
Summary : Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.
Summary : Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again.
Summary : The perfect companion to Gabriel Agatha Christie’s "Murder on the Orient Express," this study guide contains a section analysis of the three parts of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. Visit BookCaps.com to see are growing number of study guides.
Summary : Here's your ticket to the greatest mystery-writing workshop ever! In this extraordinary compilation, more than three dozen members of the Mystery Writers of America share insights and advice that can help make your writing dreams a reality. You'll learn how to: • Develop unique ideas • Construct an airtight plot packed with intrigue and suspense • Create compelling characters and atmospheric settings • Develop a writing style all your own • Write convincing dialogue • Choose the appropriate point of view • Work with an agent • Conduct accurate research • and much, much more! You'll also find special guidelines for creating clues, dropping red herrings, and writing medical, legal, historical, true crime, and young adult mysteries. It's all the information you need to solve the mystery-writing riddle!
Summary : Murder on the Orient Express is a detective novel by English writer Agatha Christie featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 1 January 1934. In the United States, it was published on 28 February 1934, under the title of Murder in the Calais Coach, by Dodd, Mead and Company.The UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence and the US edition at $2. The elegant train of the 1930s, the Orient Express, is stopped by heavy snowfall. A murder is discovered, and Poirot's trip home to London from the Middle East is interrupted to solve the murder.
Summary : TWO BESTSELLING MYSTERIES IN ONE GREAT PACKAGE! From the Queen of Mystery, The Murder on the Links, in which Hercule Poirot is called upon to solve a murder on a French golf course, and Murder on the Orient Express, where Hercule Poirot searches for a killer on a luxurious train. THE MURDER ON THE LINKS An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son’s overcoat? And who was the impassioned love letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse . . . With twists and turns until the final, satisfying conclusion, The Murder on the Links once again does not disappoint the legion of Agatha Christie fans. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS 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.
Summary : Unlock the more straightforward side of Murder on the Orient Express with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, which features the celebrated Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. When one of the passengers on the train he is travelling on is found dead, Poirot offers his services to help solve the case, knowing that the culprit must still be on board. However, each piece of evidence seems to point in a different direction, and the contradictory alibis and motivations of his fellow passengers only serve to deepen the mystery. As new details about the victim’s past misdeeds come to light, it gradually becomes clear that the true circumstances of his murder were more complex than anyone could have imagined... Murder on the Orient Express is one of Christie’s most enduringly popular works and has inspired numerous adaptations, including a number of feature films. Find out everything you need to know about Murder on the Orient Express in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!
Summary : Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery.
Summary : В занесенном снегом Восточном экспрессе обнаруживается труп. Спальный вагон полон, что нетипично для этого времени года. Эркюль Пуаро, с трудом доставший билет на Восточный экспресс (дела государственной важности – непременно надо ехать!), пытается найти злодея, что не так-то просто: на трупе столько ран и они такие разные! Несомненно одно: преступник все еще находится в поезде.Разумеется, Эркюль Пуаро как всегда блестяще раскрывает таинственное убийство.Неадаптированный текст на языке оригинала снабжен подробными комментариями и небольшим словарем. Книга предназначена для студентов языковых вузов и всех интересующихся английским языком.
Summary : Late one night, the residents of Styles wake to find Emily Inglethorp dying of what proves to be strychnine poisoning. Hastings, a houseguest, enlists the help of his friend Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the nearby village, Styles St Mary. Poirot pieces together events surrounding the murder. On the day she was killed, Mrs Inglethorp was overheard arguing with someone, most likely either her husband, Alfred, or her stepson, John. Afterwards, she seemed quite distressed and, apparently, made a new will - which no one can find. She ate little at dinner and retired early to her room with her document case. The case was later forced open by someone and a document removed. Alfred Inglethorp left Styles earlier in the evening and stayed overnight in the nearby village, so was not present when the poisoning occurred. No one knows exactly when or how the strychnine was administered to Mrs Inglethorp... Get Your Copy Now.