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The Resource Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery, Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery, Agatha Christie

Label
Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery
Title
Murder on the Orient Express
Title remainder
a Hercule Poirot mystery
Statement of responsibility
Agatha Christie
Title variation
Murder in the Calais coach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While en route from Syria to Paris, in the middle of a freezing winter's night, the Orient Express is stopped dead in its tracks by a snowdrift. Passengers awake to find the train still stranded and to discover that a wealthy American has been brutally stabbed to death in his private compartment. Incredibly, that compartment is locked from the inside. With no escape into the wintery landscape the killer must still be on board. Fortunately, the brilliant Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot is also on board, having booked the last available berth
Member of
Summary
On a three-day journey through the snowbound Balkan hills, Hercule Poirot must weed through an array of international suspects to find the passenger who murdered a gangster on the Orient Express
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
020093
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christie, Agatha
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6005.H66
LC item number
M88 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Hercule Poirot mysteries
  • Agatha Christie collection
Series volume
0008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poirot, Hercule
  • Poirot, Hercule
  • Private investigators
  • Orient Express (Express train)
  • Orient Express (Express train)
  • Private investigators
  • England
  • Mystery fiction
  • Homicide
  • Poirot, Hercule (Fictional character)
  • Orient Express (Express train)
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery, Agatha Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Murder in the Calais coach. New York : Dodd, Mead, 1933
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cast of characters -- The facts: An important passenger on the Taurus Express -- The Tokatlian Hotel -- Poirot refuses a case -- A cry in the night -- The crime -- A woman -- The body -- The Armstrong kidnapping case -- The evidence: The evidence of the wagon lit conductor -- The evidence of the secretary -- The evidence of the valet -- The evidence of the American lady -- The evidence of the Swedish lady -- The evidence of the Russian princess -- The evidence of Count and Countess Andrenyi -- The evidence of Colonel Arbuthnot -- The evidence of Mr. Hardman -- The evidence of the Italian -- The evidence of Miss Debenham -- The evidence of the German lady's-maid -- Summary of the passengers' evidence -- The evidence of the weapon -- The evidence of the passengers' luggage -- Hercule Poirot sits back and thinks: Which of them? -- Ten questions -- Certain suggestive points -- The grease spot on a Hungarian passport -- The Christian name of Princess Dragomiroff -- A second interview with Colonel Arbuthnot -- The identity of Mary Debenham -- Further surprising revelations -- Poirot propounds two solutions
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper pbk. ed..
Extent
x, 265 pages
Isbn
9780062073495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062073495
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)676725734
Label
Murder on the Orient Express : a Hercule Poirot mystery, Agatha Christie
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Murder in the Calais coach. New York : Dodd, Mead, 1933
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cast of characters -- The facts: An important passenger on the Taurus Express -- The Tokatlian Hotel -- Poirot refuses a case -- A cry in the night -- The crime -- A woman -- The body -- The Armstrong kidnapping case -- The evidence: The evidence of the wagon lit conductor -- The evidence of the secretary -- The evidence of the valet -- The evidence of the American lady -- The evidence of the Swedish lady -- The evidence of the Russian princess -- The evidence of Count and Countess Andrenyi -- The evidence of Colonel Arbuthnot -- The evidence of Mr. Hardman -- The evidence of the Italian -- The evidence of Miss Debenham -- The evidence of the German lady's-maid -- Summary of the passengers' evidence -- The evidence of the weapon -- The evidence of the passengers' luggage -- Hercule Poirot sits back and thinks: Which of them? -- Ten questions -- Certain suggestive points -- The grease spot on a Hungarian passport -- The Christian name of Princess Dragomiroff -- A second interview with Colonel Arbuthnot -- The identity of Mary Debenham -- Further surprising revelations -- Poirot propounds two solutions
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper pbk. ed..
Extent
x, 265 pages
Isbn
9780062073495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062073495
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)676725734

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