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Murder on the Orient Express (Paperback)

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Description


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. One of his fellow passengers must be 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.

About the Author


Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature--Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple--and author of "The Mousetrap", the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre. Christie was born in Torquay, Devon in 1890. She died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

Praise For…


“What more…can a mystery addict desire?”
-New York Times

“[Moves] smoothly and entertainingly to its surprise conclusion.”
-Chicago Daily Tribune

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

“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.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)

“A brilliantly ingenious story.”
-Dorothy L. Sayers, Daily Herald (UK)

“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.”
-Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073495
ISBN-10: 0062073494
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: January 18th, 2011
Pages: 265
Language: English