Murder on the Orient ExpresseBook
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
From Library Staff
A mysterious murder on a train-plenty of twists and turns-the female suspects are very strong and interesting.
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red_leopard_238 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99
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From the cast of characters:
"Antonio Foscarelli: Information gushed out of this swarthy, menacing Italian like the blood from the victim.
Edward Henry Masterman: a spare, neat, noncommunicative valet who has the haughtily disapproving face of the well-trained English servant."
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Join Poirot on a book that will keep you reading till morning, a book that you can’t take your eyes off of. Is there such a story? Yup! This book will be suitable for ages 13+. So, basically:
It is cold outside, and Hercule Poirot climbs aboard the Taurus Express to go to a hotel. He meets with a friend and then they go for Poirot’s house. They climb aboard the famous Orient express, a train that actually ran through Europe. 🚂. When Poirot wakes, the train is stuck in a snowdrift, and a man who was responsible for 3 deaths was murdered. How? Join Poirot and be hooked on Murder On The Orient Express
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