The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13) by Agatha Christie

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Read The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13) Online Free - There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place. Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans.

Title : The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13)
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ISBN : 1579126243
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 247 pages


Jason rated it ★★★★★

January 17, 2014

Agatha Christie is such a crafty devil that midway through a novel she might have you believing that YOU are the murderer! Indeed, The ABC Murders uses slight-of-hand most deftly. Again, I was thrown off the scent of the real killer and was ready to blame others. I feel a bit foolish when she dang...

Valerie rated it ★★★★★

May 28, 2010

I try to get my math students to read mysteries, because the logical skills of finding a pattern and using inductive and deductive reasoning are often skillfully laid out. If you've read this book, you know why its one that I use to illustrate that point in my class. Sadly, the point is underappr...

Aditi rated it ★★★★★

November 10, 2016

“Our weapon is our knowledge. But remember, it may be a knowledge we may not know that we possess.” ----Agatha Christie Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, has spun and extremely intriguing crime fiction and the thirteenth tale from her Hercule Poirot series called, The A.B.C. Murders that re...

Shobhit rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2016

Agatha Christie is a WITCH! I don't know how but she manages to confound me EVERY TIME I read one of her books. Specially, with this one. You're going with the story, reading with a flow, building up to the climax, and then suddenly whatever you were thinking is snatched away from you, and you be...

Miriam rated it ★★★★☆

January 07, 2017

These alphabetical serial murders are a bit different from the usual Christie crimes -- or ARE they? For once I solved the murder before the end. My little gray cells must be working harder...or I've simply read enough of these stories to be a better guesser.

Amy | shoutame rated it ★★★★☆

October 28, 2015

Agatha Christie is quickly becoming one of my favourite authors and definitely a go-to author for when I fancy a quick pick-me-up! This novel is the 13th book in the Hercule Poirot series, I am reading them out of order as I'm just grabbing them from my library's e-book collection when they become...

Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder* rated it ★★★☆☆

July 09, 2017

“There is nothing so terrible as to live in an atmosphere of suspicion - to see eyes watching you and the love in them changing to fear - nothing so terrible as to suspect those near and dear to you - It is poisonous - a miasma.” Hercule Poirot gets a few surprises – his old friend Hastings has...

Mitch rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 26, 2011

Before I begin my review, let me start off my saying I am a HUGE fan of Agatha Christie. Throughout the years I have always used her novels as "go to" books if I am in a literary dry spell and yearn to read something I am guarentee to enjoy. My girl Aggie usually hits the spot! However, sadly, I...

Bắp rated it ★★★★☆

June 20, 2017

Trước khi 2 chương cuối cùng mở ra, cảm giác của mình là hoàn toàn không thỏa mãn :3 Tính tới thời điểm đó thì mình thấy 1 sự may mắn ngập tràn dành cho những người thuộc team phá án. Mình mong chờ việc ông Poirot sử dụng 1 chút chất xám như thường lệ, cùng với sự trợ giúp đắc lực về mặt chân tay...

Dina rated it ★★★★☆

June 05, 2016

Reference Notes Series: Hercule Poirot #14 (1936) Narrator: Hastings Recurring Character: Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector James Japp Victims: Mrs. Alice Ascher (COD: heavy blow on the back of the head) Ms. Elizabeth "Betty" Barnard (COD: strangulation) Sir Carmichael Clarke (COD: heavy blow on the back...

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