Item description for Asesinato En El Orient Express/murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie & E. Machado-Quevedo...
Hercule Poirot Mysteries Series This is the story of one thrillingly exotic journey, one brutally stabbed victim, and seventeen suspicious suspects. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is full, but by the morning there is one less passenger. A man lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside...Many obstacles are put in Poirot's path to try and keep him off the scent but in a dramatic finale he succeeds in coming up with two solutions to the crime.
Description in Spanish: Estambul, pleno invierno. Poirot decide tomar el Orient Express que en esta poca hace su recorrido prcticamente vaco. A la maana siguiente, cuando se despierta, descubre que un norteamericano, llamado Ratcher, ha sido apualado. El asesino, sin duda, es alguno de los ocupantes entre los que se encuentran una altiva princesa rusa y una institutriz inglesa.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Publisher Rba Libros
ISBN 8478718583 ISBN13 9788478718580
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More About Agatha Christie & E. Machado-Quevedo
Agatha Christie is remembered today as the queen of crime fiction, the author of one hundred eighty-four works of detective fiction and thirteen plays. Born on Sept. 15, 1890 to an aristocratic American father and his English wife, the pretty socialite became a Volunteer Aid Detachment nurse. By 1956, the author became a Commander of the British Empire and, in 1971 she was named a Dame of the British Empire."
Agatha Christie lived in Torquay. Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and died in 1976.
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Summary of Asesinato en el Orient Express Jan 27, 2005
Asesinato en el Orient Express is a very interesting book. The story begins on a train. The train is traveling for three day around Europe. The train is traveling during winter, so during the beginning the train suffers a little accident on the way. The train gets caught in snow. No one can get out of there so they have to stay there until they get rescued. During the night someone killed Mr. Ratchett, he was in cabin number two. During the morning detective Poirot was announced that Mr. Ratchett was killed while he was sleeping. Poirot searched in the cabin and found out that someone killed Mr. Ratchett with a dagger. He knew that since they were trapped, the killer was still around them. There were only three suspects. Mr. Masterman, Mrs. Ohlson, Princess Dragomiroff, and the manager. They were the only ones that were at the scene during night. Poirot found three clues. He found a dagger, a royal napkin, and some burned paper. He starts asking questions to his four suspects. I recommend this book to the people who love sunspence stories. When I first read this book, Poirot was always keeping me guessing who the culprit is. The one who killed Mr. Ratchett is the one you least suspect. You really have to read this book.
Uno de los mejores de Agatha Christie Jul 29, 2000
Me he leído casi todos los libros que ha escrito Agatha Christie. Con el tiempo, he aprendido a predecir quién sería el asesino en casi todos sus libros. Sin embargo, este libro me ha sorprendido totalmente. Nuestro héroe, Hércules Poirot, está magnífico en este libro. Con su toque de soberbia y superioridad, nos demuestra también su lado humano. El desarrollo del argumento es magistral, con la sensación de claustrofobia, en un tren parado en el medio de la nada, aprisionado por la nieve. Ocurre un asesinato ya previsible. Pero, de ahí, adivinar el asesino... Es totalmente imprevisible. Las caracterizaciones de los personajes son maravillosas, como es característico en la dama del crimen.