Sep 17, 08
Read in September, 2008
I've always wondered if Agatha Christie were any good. Sure, she's written a billion mysteries and sold even more, but was she a skilled writer or just some popular thriller. I was pleasantly surprised to find that she is a more than capable writer with a sharp imagination. This Poirot mystery was a delight, relying on perfectly constructed and consistent characters, intelligent yet unadorned prose, and a complex story. An entertainment for the mind. I plan to read more of her...