Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie

9780008295387
Title
Murder on the Orient Express
Author
Agatha Christie
format
Paperback / softback
Type
BOOK
Publisher
HarperCollinsPublishers
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20180306

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Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation.

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.

Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.

"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

"A brilliantly ingenious story." Dorothy L. Sayers, Daily Herald

"Ingenuity at its height . the idea is utterly novel, the setting a model of realism, and the characters a versatile, attractive crew." Woman's Journal

"A piece of classic workmanship .. exquisite and wholly satisfying." News Chronicle

Edition
Film tie-in edition
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
288