Murder on the Orient Express


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
  • Release : 1988
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express"


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2016-06-29
  • ISBN : 1410353311
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express


  • Author : Agatha Christie,Ken Ludwig
  • Publisher : Concord Theatricals
  • Release : 2016
  • ISBN : 0573707731
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

Writing Mysteries


  • Author : Sue Grafton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2002-04-08
  • ISBN : 1582976481
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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!

Murder on the Orient Express (Study Guide)


  • Author : BookCaps Study Guides Staff
  • Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
  • Release : 2011
  • ISBN : 1610428013
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

Poirot


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2004
  • ISBN : 0007190646
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

A brand new Poirot omnibus, featuring four of the world-renowned detectiveâe(tm)s most challenging cases: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Murder on the Orient Express, Murder in the Mews and Hercule Poirotâe(tm)s Christmas. It seems Hercule Poirot can never escape murder âe" and in this collection, the crimes are probably the finest he has ever had to solve. Locked rooms, wealth and jealousy âe" outwardly all very similar, but when the detective begins to dig, the motives and solutions couldnâe(tm)t be more differentâe¦ The Murder of Roger Ackroyd In the quiet village of Kingâe(tm)s Abbot, a wealthy widower is found stabbbed to death in his studyâe¦ Murder on the Orient Express A wealthy American dies of multiple stab wounds on a train bound for Parisâe¦ Murder in the Mews A widow is murdered in her apartmentâe¦ Hercule Poirotâe(tm)s Christmas A sadistic old man is brutally murdered in his locked studyâe¦

Murders to Die for


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780007208265
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

From the woman who perpetrated some of the world's most notorious murders, an attractive hardback of seven of the very best.Murder and murderers abound in this seasonal edition, filled with some of the very best murder mysteries ever written. With flawless plotting, masterful characterisation and enough twists and turns to keep even the most talented armchair detective puzzled, these stories will enthral and entertain as the reader can only sit back and marvel as the bodies pile up and the world's most famous detectives engage in solving heinously ingenious crimes...THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYDIn the quiet village of King's Abbot, a wealthy widower is found stabbed to death in his own home...THE MURDER AT THE VICARAGEThe Colonel's body is discovered in the Vicarage study, and the vicar is the prime suspect...THE MURDER ON THE LINKSOn a French golf course, a millionaire is found stabbed in the back...MURDER IS EASYOn her way to report a series of murders, an old woman is run down by a hit-and-run driver...MURDER IN MESOPOTAMIAAn archaeologist's wife is murdered on the shores of the River Tigris in Iraq...SLEEPING MURDERThe owner of a seaside villa is plagued by a 'perfect' crime that has escaped detection for 18 years...MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESSA wealthy American dies of multiple stab wounds on a train bound for Paris...

The Complete Christie


  • Author : Matthew Bunson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2000-09-01
  • ISBN : 0671028316
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Offers biographical details about the mystery writer's life, A-to-Z plot summaries of her novels, character listings, and film and television listings.

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express


  • Author : Agatha Christie,Ken Ludwig
  • Publisher : Concord Theatricals
  • Release : 2016
  • ISBN : 0573707731
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

Little Grey Cells: The Quotable Poirot


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2015-09-10
  • ISBN : 000811661X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Discover the man behind the moustache in this book of one-liners by the world’s most famous Belgian detective, revealing the wit and wisdom of Hercule Poirot and his creator, Agatha Christie.