Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

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The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful. A girl who had everything . . . until she lost her life.

Hercule Poirot recalled an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.' Yet in this exotic setting nothing was ever quite what it seemed.


About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
Published July 5, 2005 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, History, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Fiction

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Listeners will recognize narrator David Suchet from his titular role on the long-running British television series Poirot. As such, it comes as no surprise that he delivers a masterful performance, ca

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Set on a Nile River boat, this Christie classic has all of the ingredients -- glamour, murder, jealousy, and greed.

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The motive in this case seems straightforward, looking at who gains from Linnet’s death, but this is a complicated plot (when is one of Christie’s books not complicated?) and following on from Linnet’s murder, her maid is also found dead, Linnet’s pearls are missing, several characters are not wh...

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