Murder on the Orient Express (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Description


"The murderer is with us on the train now . . ."

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. One of his fellow passengers must be 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 . . .

About the Author


The Guinness Book of World Records lists Christie as the best-selling novelist of all time. Her novels have sold roughly 2 billion copies, and her estate claims that her works come third in the rankings of the world's most-widely published books, behind Shakespeare's works and the Bible.

Praise For…


“What more…can a mystery addict desire?”
-New York Times

“[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)

“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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073501
ISBN-10: 0062073508
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: March 29th, 2011
Pages: 315
Language: English