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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
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!
Sep 11, 2016 Deedee marked it as to-read · review of another edition