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The ABC Murders (Poirot) | Agatha Christie
Agatha Christies world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
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Saturday evening with Agatha Christie 💜♥️


A much-needed reread to get me out of a reading slump. Possibly my second-favourite Poirot (The Mysterious Affair at Styles takes top prize).
Favourite line:
Hastings: I never notice what people are wearing.
Poirot: Maybe you should join a nudist colony.

LauraBrook 😂😂 I don‘t remember that quip! I do love Poirot. 1mo
sarahnicoloff 😂👌 1mo
rabbitprincess @LauraBrook He was especially sassy in this one for some reason! @sarahnicoloff I could just see Hugh Fraser making a dismayed face at that comment 😆 1mo
sarahnicoloff @rabbitprincess Haha, me too! 1mo
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I was a huge fan of Agatha Christie's . . . when I was around 8 years old. I'm not sure how well her books have held up. This was fine, but it's really short and not that exciting. Still, read it if you've never read AC. I reread this because I'm moderating discussion on it for one of my online reading groups. I'll supplement the discussion with bits from Murder Ink, Murderess Ink, and The Bedside Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie.

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I listened to these two back-to-back in my continuing quest to read all of Christie‘s cannon. The ABC Murders was excellent—Cards on the Table not so much. Sometimes the ancillary murders just don‘t make sense.

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My Agatha Christie shelf contains a whole lot of #murder 🔪.

#screamathonphotochallenge #screamathon

WhatWouldJaneDo Love the Pennywise Popz! 2mo
Gissy Love those funkos!😍❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen That it does! 👍🏻 2mo
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Less dark than the TV adaptation and more cerebral. I preferred it.

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#BFC week 2 I‘ve managed 2 books and 62k steps. Ive read ABC murders as part of my Agatha Christie challenge and A good girls guide to murder. Will post reviews later.

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 3mo
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(Day 10 - #Stop)

*Pictured above are some of the actors who played Agatha Christie‘s Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. As we know, it is Poirot‘s job to STOP murders, or at least, to nab them...
1. Tony Randall; 2. Alfred Molina; 3. David Suchet; 4. Kenneth Branagh; 5. John Malkovich; 6. Orson Welles; 7. Austin Trevor; 8. John Moffatt; 9. Albert Finney; 10. Peter Ustinov; 11. Ian Holm; and 12. The lady herself, Dame Agatha Christie.

Heideschrampf Number 10 is my favorite! I just loved sir peter ❤️ 4mo
KarenUK Number 10 is fun, but no one beats number 3 for me... 😍💕 4mo
rabbitprincess Suchet all the way for me! I just cannot with Branagh's moustache 😖😝 4mo
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Dragon David Suchet is my favourite Poirot 💙 4mo
QuietlyLaura Definitely a David Suchet fan! Branagh‘s moustache is too much! 4mo
gradcat @Heideschrampf I agree with @KarenUK ... Ustinov was great, but Suchet just seems born to the role. ♥️ 4mo
gradcat @rabbitprincess @Dragon @QuietlyLaura Ditto, ditto, ditto & ugh!—those moustaches on Branagh!—way, WAY over the top!! 😂 4mo
Jaimelire ♥️ David Suchet! 4mo
Cinfhen Welcome back!!!! Hope all is well 😘 4mo
Dragon Agreed 👍 4mo
squirrelbrain I agree - Suchet for me too! Great post! 👍😁❤️ 4mo
gradcat @Jaimelire He seems to be the favorite...at least for us Littens! 👍 4mo
gradcat @Cinfhen & @squirrelbrain Thanks so much for your comments...I really enjoy them, and trying to come up with posts for these prompts! ♥️ 4mo
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#Screamathon made me do it. I got so excited at the idea of spooky reads that I went on a Christie hunt, and found these Omnibus collections. 😍

I own Poirot in the Orient, and just ordered the two pictured up top for a total of $10!!! My goal is to own all the Poirot novels. 🤪🧐

4thhouseontheleft 🤩🤩 4mo
laur89 @4thhouseontheleft I know right?! I‘m obsessed! 4mo
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Agatha Christie never disappoints. Another clever mystery.

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Reading books in season makes me happy. I had made a note to myself months ago to read “The ABC Murders” by Agatha Christie this summer. I got it from the library this week. It begins: It was in June...



Poirot encounters a serial killer working his way through the alphabet, and is given advance warning ahead of each crime. But as each victim seems to be unconnected, how can he stop the next one? I‘m not sure what it says about me that I find murder mysteries to be palate cleansers in between other books, but an Agatha Christie novel is perfect.

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Poirot is on a case where victims are hunted in alphabetical order, and the murderer taunts the detective throughout the ordeal. Permit my cliche, but nothing is as it seems. She isn‘t called “The Queen of Mystery” for nothing! This is my fifth Christie book and I loved it - I didn‘t see the ending coming.

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Why not continue the mystery streak? Ready to join Poirot!


This was my first Hercule Poirot mystery and I was not disappointed. Can‘t wait to read more of his adventures!

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A few of my favorite mystery authors. Although in contemporary mysteries the method of murder is often more memorable than the actual culprit, in the case of Dame Agatha it is all about fiendishly clever twists. The tagged book is one of my favorites & is unique largely for the killer's method of selecting victims.
#AnotherOneBitesTheDust #AnglophileApril
@Mdargusch @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Well played 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 8mo
BiblioLitten 😍 8mo
Freespirit I think I read that ABC murders was Agatha‘s favourite book. 8mo
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Mdargusch I love thrillers but I read mostly contemporary ones. I really need to revisit Agatha‘s books! 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm We share the same love ☝️😍 8mo
Reviewsbylola Love Tana French!! I‘ve read one or two Christie‘s and didn‘t love them. I‘ve never read Sherlock Holmes. 🙈 8mo
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What's YOUR mystery title? Mine is The Shadow in Room No. 8.


rretzler Today, mine is strangely The Devil in the Casino. 8mo
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It‘s been many years since I read this, I hardly remember whodunnit and why. Read this to prepare myself before watching John Malkovich‘s portrayal of Poirot. A classic Christie story...though it‘s not difficult to figure out who did it, the genius of Christie‘s storytelling made this a satisfying read. 👍

batsy I enjoyed this one too 👍🏽 8mo
BooknerdsLife Oh I loved this one too!! 😱😍 Need to reread before watching the series too 🤗 8mo
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This week's #bookhaul ♥️📖♥️

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I enjoyed the reread of this Christie classic! It has been so many years that I didn‘t remember much of the plot. Poirot shows that he is neither “gaga” nor “past his prime”, while Hastings is gallantly romantic and hopelessly befuddled, as usual.

Thank you so much for this lovely copy @Kappadeemom !

Tanisha_A Hastings, hopelessly befuddled and gallantly romantic! Hahahaha 9mo
mabell @Tanisha_A Poor Hastings 😂 9mo
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"Nobody in the world could put a gentle nuance of irony into a couple of words better than Poirot."

Brilliant synchronization between the plot, characters, place and time - this fictional account by Dame Agatha made me shudder for real.

TrishB Great pic 👍🏻 10mo
Tanisha_A @TrishB Thanks madame! 🥰 10mo
batsy Great review! And what looks like a healthy meal 👍🏽 (I feel bad... Just scarfed down a chocolate chip cookie 😭) 10mo
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Tanisha_A @batsy That was y'day babe! If it makes you feel better, today I had a decent piece of banana chocolate chip cake. 🤭 10mo
mabell I‘m reading this one right now too! 10mo
Tanisha_A @mabell I loved it. Are you liking it so far? 10mo
mabell @Tanisha_A I am, though it is a bit dark for me. I read it so long ago, I don‘t remember the plot, which is nice considering how many times I have read all the Christies 😊 10mo
Tanisha_A @mabell It's certainly dark. This was my second Christie (1st was Murder on the Orient Express, which I loved loved). I have a few added to my list, and I'll take further suggestions from you! ☺️ 10mo
mabell @Tanisha_A The Secret of Chimneys is one of my favorites! ❤️ 10mo
Tanisha_A @mabell Added to my list. Thankee! ☺️ 10mo
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Taking a break from working from home (❄️❄️❄️) to eat some soup and try the first episode of ABC Murders. Y‘all got me curious. Here goes!

Leftcoastzen I see a floof!😻 10mo
aeeklund @Leftcoastzen Yes, you do!! She‘s been my loyal companion. 😸💜❄️ 10mo
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I'm debating if it's a pick or a so-so! The first half didnt excite me at all. I was waiting to find out the killer and ne done with the book. But i definitely liked how it ended! It wasn't a nail biting suspense but it was pretty good! Not my favourite Christie book!
My rating: 3/5

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Readlaxing Sunday becomes even better when it encompasses another favourite activity, art class. The theme was Valentine's Day, titled 'A Walk in the Rain'.

Happy day with Dame Agatha's writing; and some brushwork! 📔👩‍🎨

MaGoose A beautiful painting! I haven't read The ABC Murders in a long time. Time for a re-read I think. 10mo
TheSpineView 💜 10mo
batsy Oooh, so pretty, Tanisha 😍 Such talent 👏🏽👏🏽 Hope you're enjoying that Christie; it's become a fave after a recent re-read. 10mo
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tpixie Beautiful art!!! ♥️ ☂♥️ 10mo
Bookzombie Your painting is beautiful! 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm That‘s so neat! 👏 10mo
LeahBergen Beautiful! 10mo
JennyM That painting is wonderful 🖼 10mo
Tanisha_A @MaGoose Thank you! I am reading it for the first time and LOVING it. Can see myself re-reading it later. 😃 Enjoy it all over again! 10mo
Tanisha_A @TheSpineView @tpixie @Bookzombie Thank you ladies! I loved the theme too! 😃 10mo
Tanisha_A @erzascarletbookgasm Thank you! :) 10mo
Tanisha_A @LeahBergen Thanks! A productive way to unwind! 👩‍🎨 10mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Thanks Suba! It was fun galore. Yes, this mystery is superb. Haven't read many Christie but I think it'll become a favourite of mine too! ☺️ 10mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Thank you Jenny! Fun times! 🙂 10mo
MaGoose @Tanisha_A If you decide to sell your paintings, put an announcement up on Litsy. I think you'll get some buyers. I would. 10mo
Tanisha_A @MaGoose Oh wow! You are such a sweetheart for saying that. I take it as an inspiration to indulge in this hobby further! Thank you! Will do. ♥️ 10mo
rohit-sawant So beautiful! Love how vibrant it is! 10mo
Tanisha_A @rohit-sawant Thank you, sir! 😃 We had a superb teacher teaching us the techniques. 10mo
minkyb So beautiful! Keep painting. I want to see more. ❣️ 10mo
Tanisha_A @minkyb Thank you! I'll try my best. Thanks for the encouragement! 💕 10mo
BiblioLitten ♥️😍♥️ 10mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten Thanks love! 💕 10mo
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I just finished watching this on Prime. Anyone else watch it? Thoughts? This is one of my favorite books by Dame Agatha & this version is by far the darkest Poirot I've seen. The book itself is rather dark but the witty banter between Poirot & Hastings definitely serves as a stress relief. Hastings is not in the miniseries; once I became used to the tone of this adaptation my only complaint is not casting Hastings. It's worth watching & 👇

vivastory distinguishes itself from other Christie adaptations. Although it could benefit from a sympathetic relationship to balance the dark tone, this is a Poirot for Brexit Britain/Trump America. 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm I look forward to watch this. Maybe after a reread of the book. So sad there‘s no Hastings in the film. 10mo
LeahBergen I‘ve been meaning to give this a watch. 10mo
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ReadingRover Haven‘t watched it yet. I think I want to read the book first. 10mo
aeeklund I wasn‘t convinced by Malkovich‘s accent in the trailer...is it more convincing than it seems? 10mo
Tkgbjenn1 Just started watching it. No spoilers. LOL 10mo
AlaMich We just finished it last night. Uhhh...without spoilers, I guess I‘d say they definitely took quite a few liberties with the original story. I applaud the effort but I don‘t think it added much to the story. 10mo
AlaMich @aeeklund imo, his accent was terrible. 10mo
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So I just watched Amazon Prime‘s adaptation of The ABC Murders. Man am I annoyed by it!!

A couple of things without spoiling it, Hastings isn‘t in it at all. Inspector Japp is barely in it. I‘m assuming so they could have Ron Weasley in it.

Also, they tried to make it seem like Poirot wasn‘t truthful about his past (not hinted in any book!!)

I haven‘t watched the other Amazon prime adaptations, but I did not care for this one. 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻

LiteraryinLititz Oh no! That sounds super frustrating because I love Hastings and Japp. I wonder why they didn‘t stay true to the book? 10mo
Booksnchill The Poirot accent kept taking me out of the story... 10mo
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Readlaxing Sunday! 😃

LiterRohde I‘m watching right now on Amazon! 10mo
Tanisha_A @LiterRohde Ah! Is it good? It's not available on our Amazon Prime though! 10mo
JennyM Love it! Enjoy your readlaxing 10mo
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BiblioLitten That painting is arresting. 💙 10mo
Butterfinger I love the art. Want to see it all. 10mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Thank you! Readlaxing Sunday to you too! 😃 10mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten @butterfinger Thanks ladies. Painted it last year at an art class! Will share a full picture! 10mo
rohit-sawant Such a striking painting! 💜 10mo
Tanisha_A @rohit-sawant Thank you! I call it the psychedelic zebra! 😃 10mo
LiterRohde @Tanisha_A I thought it was quite good. I hear it was different than the book though. I haven‘t read it. It was on the BBC in December. And as of Feb 1 in the US on Amazon Prime. 10mo
Tanisha_A @LiterRohde I liked the book a lot. Curious to watch the series, not available here right now though! 10mo
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My first Agatha Christie! So, so, enjoyable. I just want to read them all now. I could hear the actors voice in my head as I read. Made it all the better.


The good ole‘ agatha

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A perfect vacation read. Poirot doesn‘t disappoint as he solves a series of murders that are taking place around England. He is confident and clever and the mystery is fun to read.

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#BookMail Pt3 The last piece of mail for this week is another Special Edition Dame Agatha. This is the 3rd so far to be released, the others being Murder On The Orient Express & 4.50 From Paddington. I‘ve already preordered Mystery On The Blue Train which is released next week. Hopefully the rest of her extensive collection will also be published in these covers, the foiling & Art Deco borders & art look fabulous. #christiecrimeclub

Reviewsbylola Gorgeous edition! 😍 11mo
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The first time I read this, I must have been 13 or 14. Reading this now took me back to those happy days where if the homework & chores were done, you could legit spend hours gobbling up books only to show up at mealtimes to gobble up the food. Ah, the good life. As for the book: one of those brisk, fast-paced, noir-esque Poirot mysteries that is so satisfying. The dark underbelly of depression-era urban British life haunts the book. Very good.

Cinfhen Nice review- and you just took me back to 1981! 😂😂😂 11mo
JennyM Coffee ☕️😍 11mo
Texreader Those days were precious. Now my chores are never finished! 11mo
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batsy @Cinfhen Thank you! And you're welcome? 😂😂 11mo
batsy @JennyM ☕ + 📙 = 😊😊😊 11mo
batsy @Texreader It never ends! Adulthood is a scam 😂 11mo
erzascarletbookgasm Not on this topic, have you received your Jolabokaflod package from your match? Has he/she been in touch saying it‘s late/on the way? 11mo
quietjenn Sigh. I loved those days. I also love this book. It's so difficult to rank Christie's, but this is one of my favorites, I think. 11mo
batsy @erzascarletbookgasm Unfortunately not yet, but I've emailed @MaleficentBookDragon about it. 11mo
batsy @quietjenn Me too, have such a hard time choosing! But I was surprised by how strong this one was. It's one of my "new" favourites, I think :) 11mo
erzascarletbookgasm I‘m sure she looking into it then. Hope you‘ll get yours soon 🤞. I‘ve also emailed her about mine. My match has not acknowledge receipt of my package..whether she has received it or opened it. No news whatsoever 🤷‍♀️ 11mo
batsy @erzascarletbookgasm Oh, that's unfortunate! I do hope you hear back from your match soon ❤️ And I'm assuming mine is just delayed in the final year postal rush 🤞🏽 11mo
AlaMich @batsy @Texreader Remember when you were a kid protesting a parental decree, and you were told, “when you‘re a grownup you can do whatever you want”?HA!!!!!!! That was definitely a scam!!! (edited) 11mo
batsy @AlaMich 😂 Bet our parents had a good laugh about that! 11mo
Ms_T This is currently being shown as a mini series on BBC and I‘m recording it to watch in the near future. Your review makes me want to watch it sooner 😃 11mo
batsy @Ms_T I'm so curious about the new series and hope to watch it soon! Would love to know what you think. 11mo
Centique That coffee looks perfect - and it matches the book! 😍 11mo
batsy @Centique One of those days when the coffee and book cooperated and it was a perfect Litsy photo moment 😂❤️ 11mo
vivastory This is one of my favorite Agatha Christie novels. Hastings is so snarky in this one! I heard that they even recently turned this into a video game. 11mo
batsy @vivastory Have you watched the new adaptation yet? I heard it's a lot darker, and they removed Hastings as a character. 11mo
vivastory No, I'm definitely curious. But disappointed that they removed Hastings. I still need to watch the adaptations of And Then There Were None & Crooked House. 11mo
batsy @vivastory I still need to watch Crooked House. And there's Ordeal by Innocence and Witness for the Prosecution, among productions in recent years, that I haven't watched! Quite exciting 🙂 And Then There Were None was brilliant 👍🏽 11mo
vivastory I have Ordeal by Innocence on my TBR pile. I'll have to add Witness for the Prosecution. 11mo
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It‘s Boxing Day in the UK. For me, that means returning to a healthy breakfast (that appealing looking mush in the bowl is called Weetabix), spending some time with our guinea pigs, and trying to read this whole book before the film of it premieres on TV tonight!

Curiously, John Malkovich will be playing Poirot.

TrishB We‘ve not got back to the healthy eating anything yet. I suspect it will be a few more days! Enjoy 😁 11mo
jhod Enjoy! No one is going to be able to match David Suchet! 11mo
Itchyfeetreader I have a cheese mountain to deal with before healthy eating resumes 11mo
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Ms_T Ooh, thanks for the heads up on the film! Do you know which channel it‘s on? (edited) 11mo
erzascarletbookgasm I need to reread this to watch the film. And Malkovich? I don‘t know..curious. Agree with @jhod Poirot for me is only David Suchet! 😉 11mo
Cathythoughts Oh I have this set to record ! 👍🏻♥️excited to watch @Ms_T BBC1 NI At 9 o‘clock (edited) 11mo
batsy @erzascarletbookgasm I've just started on the re-read in anticipation of the show 😁 Read it ever so long ago! Curious to see how Malkovich fares in the role. 11mo
jhod @erzascarletbookgasm I have a weird crush on him! It's his twinkley eyes...! 11mo
Libby1 @TrishB - don‘t worry. I just had take away Indian food, with extra poppadoms. 🤷🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️. Happy New Year, friend. 11mo
Libby1 @jhod - yes, Suchet IS Poirot. 11mo
Libby1 @Itchyfeetreader - have you conquered Cheese Mountain yet? 11mo
Libby1 @Ms_T - have you watched it? I recorded it and have one more episode to watch. 11mo
Libby1 @erzascarletbookgasm - yes, so far it‘s definitely not a Poirot like I‘ve ever seen before. Have you watched it? 11mo
Ms_T @Libby1 I haven‘t watched it yet. I‘ll probably binge-watch it on New Year‘s Day 😃 11mo
Libby1 @Cathythoughts - have you watched it yet? 11mo
Libby1 @batsy , @erzascarletbookgasm , @jhod - ooh! We should start a discussion about weird crushes! 🤣 My weird crush is Andrew Scott - as Moriarty. As in how he plays Moriarty. How can I find his portrayal of a psychopath so compelling? And what does this say about me?!?! 11mo
TrishB Happy New Year when it arrives, wishing you much happiness 💜 11mo
batsy I love Andrew Scott as Moriarty, too! 😆 Such a crush. 11mo
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Nothing like a good mystery while doctors are trying to figure out the mystery that is building in your child. Kept my mind off of things while trying to figure out the murder. Hate to say it but I didn‘t figure it out before the end; I kind of like it that way!

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@Liberty Thanks for recommending this excellent Poirot on #ReadorDead! It‘s perfect for a dark November night.

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Hastings is particularly snarky towards Poirot in this one, resulting in truly great banter. it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say he is a #jealousguy But is he jealous of Poirot's little grey cells, or his magnificent mustache?
@Cinfhen @Billypar

Cinfhen Mustache for sure!!! 13mo
Billypar Ha- so many possible suspects there 😂 13mo
batsy Ha! 13mo
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I love the twists and turns of a well done mystery. And this one did not disappoint. 4/5

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Agatha Christie is literally making fun of the genre she writes in, by characters who are famous in said genre. She is brilliant! It‘s like when Stephen King in Mr. Mercedes references Christine. I love this so much...

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Currently reading...

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Thank you so much @Kappadeemom for this huge #feedareader package! Books, snacks, a cool mug, wow! My husband and I make tuna fondue with herbs de Provence, so we will definitely put that to use! Thanks so much!

Kappadeemom Yay! Glad it made it safe and sound ❤️ 1y
mabell @Kappadeemom Perfect! I can't wait to dig into cozies this fall! And some spooky gummies! 😄 1y
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I LOVE Agatha Christie beyond words. The easy reading and way of bringing the reader into the puzzle is something I'm not seeing as much in modern murder mysteries. That's not to say her books are not without fault, but she's one of the best selling authors of all time for a reason!

The ABC Murders is book 13 from the Hercule Poirot series, and has Captain Hastings as narrator (it's not always him)

#classic #murdermystery

MerinEliza Yuss! I love Agatha Christie too! Do you like Poirot or Marple? 1y
Regi_C @MerinEliza I'm totally a Poroit girl, but I'm starting to really warm up to Marple! You? 1y
MerinEliza Yes, Poirot all the way! I love everything about him. I like Marple, but lets face is, she's no Poirot. Also, ABC murders is one of my favourites. Have you seen the movie? For Murder on The Orient Express. 1y
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Regi_C @MerinEliza agreed! And I've seen every version of orient express! I'm still not sure how I feel about the most recent one 1y
MerinEliza I haven't seen the latest one yet. But the one with David Suchet is awesome. 1y
Regi_C @MerinEliza I think the latest one is worth it just for the modern lens. The David Suchet one and the entire series will always be number one in my heart. I cried at the series finale, haha 1y
MerinEliza I'll have to find the latest one and see it. Yeah David Suchet one is so great. He knows how to portray Poirot's feelings and inner conflicts well. I'm yet to see the finale because I haven't finished reading the series because I'm reading them slowly. I don't want the series to end soon. So slow reading them. Now that I heard your cried I'm going to read even slower. 1y
Regi_C @MerinEliza don't get me wrong, it's a fantastic and perfectly Poirot way to finish, but it was still a whole journey coming to an end. I get quite emotional about it! It was the first series I ever was invested in 1y
MerinEliza Yeah I understood what you meant. By watching the series I meant that I dont want the series to end. Glad you enjoyed it. 1y
Regi_C @MerinEliza I hope you get to enjoy it when you finally are ready for it! 1y
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Vintage books can be #AsGoodAsNew books, don‘t you think? 🤔


britt_brooke 😍 1y
LauraJ Sometimes even better! 1y
rubyslippersreads I agree with @LauraJ 😊 1y
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Meredith3 Yes!!! 1y
DGRachel Those are lovely! 1y
Leftcoastzen Another one who agrees with @LauraJ and @rubyslippersreads 1y
emilyhaldi Absolutely!! 😍 1y
Simona 😍😍😍 1y
Mdargusch Definitely! 1y
kspenmoll Of course!!! 1y
saresmoore Sigh. Yes. 1y
Sarah83 😍😍😍😍😍 1y
Aimeesue Pritty! 1y
Reviewsbylola Absolutely!! 1y
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I went with the “we can solve this” angle. What better plot to solve than Christie's ABC murders. She's the ultimate mystery writers because she did this plot twist and that plot twist first. 👌🏻

#heyjune #wecanworkitout
@Cinfhen @GypsyKat

Cinfhen Excellent choice 🤓💡#CleverLitten 🥇 2y
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Interesting... I just saw that BBC is making an adaptation of this book starring John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot! Not sure how I feel about that! But I‘ll certainly tune in. Looks like it‘s going to be a 3-part tv special. Also starring Rupert Grint as the inspector.

tournevis There wasn't any Belgian actor available to play Poirot? Or, even French or Swiss, I'm not picky! 2y
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BekaReid Yes, I saw this news the other day too. I'm not sure what to expect... 2y
rabbitprincess And it's a no from me 😒 #TeamSuchet 2y
LiteraryinLititz @rabbitprincess Yeah, that was my instinct too. Suchet is the definitive Poirot! Not even Kenneth Branagh, who I like, came close for me. 1y
rabbitprincess @LiteraryinLititz I couldn't get on board with Branagh because of the moustache 😖 1y
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This is the fourth, & funniest, Christie book I have read. Poirot & Hastings have quickly joined my favorite fictional duos of all time. Their banter in this one is priceless. Poirot exerts his grey cells, in Christie's fiendishly clever book.

saresmoore Great review, as always! I‘ve yet to read anything by Christie and I suppose it‘s time to remedy that. 2y
vivastory @saresmoore Thanks, Sara! All 4 (ABC, Murder on Orient Express, And then there Were None & Murder of Roger Akyroyd) that I've read by her I've absolutely loved. 2y
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Interesting to know how he'd have dealt with the letter X..

LeahBergen Death by xylophone? 🤔 2y
Sarah83 Death by X-ray? 😊 2y
rohit-sawant Maybe impaling someone on a Xmas tree and whispering "This is my design" while lighting the candles jutting out of eye sockets. 2y
Moray_Reads I always imagine the murder getting more and more worried as the difficult letters get closer 😆 2y
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Hastings 😂😂