Agatha Christie

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  • Topic: Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot, Murder on the Orient Express
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In the murder mystery by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express, her style of writing can be described as one of Christie’s best works, having an international trend, and being a genius with detective fiction. Murder on the Orient Express was a great book and should be read by all. “Agatha Christie is the world’s best known mystery writer.” (Harper) All of her novels are known around the world as being very excellent. No one has read a Christie murder mystery they have not liked. Murder on the Orient Express is one of her most famous books. “This book is famous because it turns on a piece of misdirection and a solution which, in their day, were startlingly innovatory.” (Lejeune) Throughout the whole novel, your thoughts are changed numerous amounts of time. You never know what is going to happen next. Agatha Christie knows just how to keep you interested in the story and to keep you wanting to read more and more. If you had to choose one of Christie’s novels to read, you should pick Murder on the Orient Express. Not only is she the best known mystery writer, but she is also known around the world. “She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.” (Harper) All of Christie’s works are sold around the world and also known to have an international trend. She puts a variety of characters in all of her novels. Murder on the Orient Express has characters from all over, such as Germany, Istanbul, France, America, Britain, and England. “This international trend in Christie’s views can be noted in Murder on the Orient Express. A slight shift is perceptible here in the British stock characters, and men like Christie’s Colonel

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Arbuthnot one of the Orient Express passengers, are already beginning to seem quaint and old-fashioned.” (218) She makes her stories even more interesting when...
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