Book Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

After Murder on the Orient Express, this is probably Hercule Poirot's most famous case and further evidence that travelling with the Belgian sleuth is inadvisable. Fellow passengers on trains and planes have bought the farm while travelling with Poirot, and here death visits while he's on a Nile cruise. Poirot is in Egypt for a … Continue reading Book Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Book Review: Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie

Never travel with Hercule Poirot. Boats, trains and planes, none are safe when the Belgian detective is aboard. Here he's flying from Paris to Croydon when one of the other passengers is bumped off. The first class passengers are all suspects but none seem to have much motive. And as the victim was seemingly killed … Continue reading Book Review: Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie

Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

I've read a few of Christie's Poirot stories before and while diverting enough, wasn't overly impressed. I found the stories to be inferior versions of Sherlock Holmes and didn't much like the narraror Hastings. Luckily in this book, Hastings is not the narrator and the book works better for it. Hercule Poirot, the renowned Belgian … Continue reading Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie