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Murder in the Calais coach

Agatha Christie

Murder in the Calais coach

a Poirot mystery

by Agatha Christie

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Published by P.F. Collier & Son in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad stories.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAgatha Christie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14184360M

    Detective Fiction, Murder Mystery. One of the granddaddies of the genre, Murder on the Orient Express helped to define the murder mystery whodunit genre. Agatha Christie was a pro at the formulas and conventions of writing this kind of book, and wrote one after another from until Find books like Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Murder on t.

    Dodd, Mead & Company USA first printing Item # New York: Pocket Books, Inc., First Edition. Paperback. Item # Pocket Books Published in England as Murder on the Orient Express. A mystery featuring Hercule Poirot. A bit of lamination peel to the edges of the front cover else a near fine copy that appears unread. Uncommon, especially in this condition. ; Small octavo.

      The overall plot, though, is utterly simple: On the luxurious Istanbul-to-Calais express, a passenger is found stabbed to death, and Poirot, through the exercise of his "little grey cells," solves. A summary of Chapters 13–15 in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Murder on the Orient Express and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.


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Murder In The Calais Coach book. R reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Ex /5. Murder on the Orient Express is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on January 1, and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year under the title of Murder in the Calais Coach.

Christie’s celebrated story was first published as a novel infollowing a six-part newspaper serialisation in the US inunder the title Murder in the Calais Coach.

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A FAMILY AND THEIR REVENGE IN AGATHA CHRISTIE'S. The title of Murder In The Calais Coach in the US is due to the fact that before this novel was published, there was a novel of the same title Stamboul Train () by Graham Greene in which the background of this novel was taken from the Orient Express in the US.

About the Book. Murder on the Orient Express is one of Agatha Christie’s most famous novels, owing no doubt to a combination of its romantic setting and the ingeniousness of its plot; its non-exploitative reference to the sensational kidnapping and murder of the infant son of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh only two years prior; and a popular film adaptation, starring Albert Finney as /5(8).

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Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. The book’s title was changed in America. When the novel was first published in the United States, it was re-titled Murder on the Calais Coach.

This was done so the book would not be mistaken for the Graham Green novel Orient Express, which received that title in the U.S. because the publishers thought that title would reach a better. Murder on the Orient Express is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 1 January and in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year under the title of Murder in the Calais Coach.

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