Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Agatha Christie (Author)
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Description

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense--creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters--brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks...including Murder on the Orient Express, the most famous Hercule Poirot mystery, which has the brilliant detective hunting for a killer aboard one of the world's most luxurious passenger trains.

Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
March 29, 2011
Pages
315
Dimensions
4.1 X 6.7 X 1.0 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780062073501

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About the Author

Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was a British crime writer best known for her detective novels and short stories. According to Guinness World Records, she is the best-selling novelist of all time, her novels having sold over four billion copies and having been translated into more than one hundred languages. The Agatha Award for best mystery and crime writers was named in her honor.

Reviews

"What more...can a mystery addict desire?"--New York Times
"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
"[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)
"Agatha Christie's books are both wonderful crime novels and studies in contrast and duality, and I adore them still. Underestimate them at your peril."--Louise Penny, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache novels
"Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction."--Tana French, New York Times-bestselling author of the Dublin Murder Squad novels
"Agatha Christie taught me many important lessons about the inner workings of the mystery novel before it ever occurred to me that I might one day be writing mysteries myself."--Sue Grafton, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of the Kinsey Millhone novels
"Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She'll show you everything you want to know."--Donna Leon, New York Times-bestselling author of the Commissario Brunetti novels
"I always wanted to be Agatha Christie when I grew up. I still do."--J. A. Jance, New York Times-bestselling author of the Joanna Brady and J. P. Beaumont novels
"Agatha Christie's indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brough together generations of readers--a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape."--Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times-bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels