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Tony
Dec 13, 2015 Tony rated it really liked it
I read this many years ago as a kid, saw the 1974 film some time after that, but having long-forgotten the story and solution, thought I'd pick this classic Poirot case up and see how it aged. For the modern reader, the story is full of details speaking of a bygone time. For example, I had completely forgotten that the story starts with Poirot returning from a case in British-occupied Palestine. In the manner of many golden-age murder mysteries, it's set amidst wealth and manners nigh-on-unfatho ...more
Jayme VA
Jun 22, 2011 Jayme VA rated it really liked it
I have been reading a lot of mysteries lately and this by far was my favorite. The incredible mind of Hercule Peroit at his best. A must read!
Jana
Jan 14, 2014 Jana rated it really liked it
My son read this book to satisfy a requirement at school. He generally dislikes reading, but really enjoyed this book. I couldn't remember reading any Agatha Christie as an adult, so I read it as well. I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Dioni (Bookie Mee)
My first Agatha Christie after a very very long time. Enjoyable. Read this in Turkey, so the references to Istanbul and the countries nearby hit home. A fun read for traveling period!
mstan
This was still quite interesting the second time round but I found the solution to the mystery improbable, to say the least.
Windy
Oct 31, 2012 Windy rated it really liked it
Mansir
Aug 16, 2014 Mansir marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Scott Flicker
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Phyllis
Nov 09, 2013 Phyllis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Peg
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Lana
Feb 07, 2013 Lana rated it really liked it
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Richard Price
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Doina
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