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Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.
Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.
I don't generally read books of a Victorian era, they tend to be stuffy and uninteresting but this one was pretty good. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cecily Bengert
Obviously, since this was written by Christie, this is a really good murder mystery. A man is discovered stabbed to death on the Orient Express and it's up to Hurcule Poirot to... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rose
Even people who have not read anything by the great Agatha Christie have probably heard of this book. Read morePublished on June 11 2003 by Lisa Bahrami
David Suchet does a superb job with the narration and the various voices and accents. Even though I'm quite familiar with this story, listening to the Audio CD added a new... Read morePublished on June 13 2002 by Karen Sieradski
I thought this was a great book. It is the first Agatha Christie book that I have ever read, and now I want to read more of her stuff. I was totally shocked by the ending... Read morePublished on June 3 2002 by Emmy
In Murder on the Orient Express (or Murder on a Calais Coach, whichever you prefer), Agatha Christie once more succeeds in building an apparently inexplicible case and then blowing... Read morePublished on May 19 2002 by Aurelas
An elderly man is found stabbed to death on the luxurious Orient Express--and the murderer is still on the train. Luckily, the ingenious Hercule Poirot is also a passenger. Read morePublished on April 1 2002 by Bigby
The Orient Express is on its way back to Europe when it is stopped by huge snow drifts. A passenger is found murdered but Peirot is aboard and naturally takes control of... Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2002 by G. Bowser
Poirot does it again. In this novel, Agatha Christie has out done herself tremendously. This novel is the definitive detective novel. Read morePublished on Feb. 26 2002 by azmi shahrin