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Murder on the Orient Express, a Hercule Poirot Mystery, Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express, a Hercule Poirot Mystery, Agatha Christie
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Main title
Murder on the Orient Express
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Responsibility statement
Agatha Christie
Series statement
A Hercule Poirot mystery
Sub title
a Hercule Poirot Mystery
"Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.", --Amazon
Table Of Contents
Part one -- 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 -- Part two -- 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 passenger's evidence -- The evidence of the weapon -- The evidence of the passengers' luggage -- Part three -- Hercule Poirot sits back and thinks -- Which of them? -- Ten questions -- Certain suggestive points -- The grease spot on a Hungrian 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
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