Murder on the Orient ExpressBook - 2011
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Welcome to the final week of our Murder on the Orient Express Online Book Club discussion! Ok, be honest. Did any of you solve the mystery before reading the end of the book? Were you so surprised when you actually read what happened? I know I was—I just didn't see that ending coming. Do you think Poirot had enough information to make the conclusions he did? Did you go back through and review… (more)
Welcome to Week 2 of our Online Book Club discussion of Murder on the Orient Express! How did reading the first section go for you all? I had a little bit of trouble getting in to the book. There are just so many details! This first section introduces Hercule Poirot, and the crime he is going to have to solve. What are your first impressions of Poirot? He's a little like Sherlock Holmes in… (more)
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Online Book Club pick for August 2018. Hercule Poirot attempts to ride the Orient Express for a leisurely trip back to London, but his peace and quiet is ruined when a murder takes place on the train, and he is forced to investigate.
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red_leopard_238 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99
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From the cast of characters:
"Antonio Foscarelli: Information gushed out of this swarthy, menacing Italian like the blood from the victim.
Edward Henry Masterman: a spare, neat, noncommunicative valet who has the haughtily disapproving face of the well-trained English servant."
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Join Poirot on a book that will keep you reading till morning, a book that you can’t take your eyes off of. Is there such a story? Yup! This book will be suitable for ages 13+. So, basically:
It is cold outside, and Hercule Poirot climbs aboard the Taurus Express to go to a hotel. He meets with a friend and then they go for Poirot’s house. They climb aboard the famous Orient express, a train that actually ran through Europe. 🚂. When Poirot wakes, the train is stuck in a snowdrift, and a man who was responsible for 3 deaths was murdered. How? Join Poirot and be hooked on Murder On The Orient Express
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