Death on the Nile - Poirot (Paperback)Agatha Christie (author)
One of the most flawlessly plotted Poirot novels, Death on the Nile follows a glorious cast of characters tormented by secrets and passions, as they embark on a luxury cruise, headed for tragedy.
Agatha Christie's most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life.
Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.' Yet in this exotic setting nothing is ever quite what it seems...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
'The construction is flawless.' - Daily Mail
'Must be read twice, once for enjoyment and once to see how the wheels go round.' - The Times
'The main alibi is of the first brilliance... the descriptive work hits, as it were, the Nile on the head.' - Observer
'A peach of a case for Poirot. I take my hat off to the author for as ingenious an alibi as can well be imagined.' - Sunday Times
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Death On The Nile is must read Christie. Is it her best novel? It is certainly in the top 3 alongside And Then There Were None and The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd in my humble opinion.
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the death only happens halfway through the book but it’s so worth it!!
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