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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (1934)

From the 1960 Dodd, Mead edition of Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, originally published in 1934: Thundering along on its three-day journey across Europe, the famous Orient Express suddenly came to a stop in the night. Snowdrifts blocked the line. Surrounded by the silent Balkan hills, the passengers slept unheeding.

But Hercule Poirot had not slept well. He awoke in the small hours, wondering at the silence and immobility of the train. He was startled by a loud groan which seemed to come from the next compartment. Footsteps sounded in the corridor, and there was a tap on a door. Read More→

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