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by David Timson,Agatha Christie

eBook Death on the Nile epub
  • ISBN: 1405033606
  • Author: David Timson,Agatha Christie
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Subcategory: Mystery
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio Books; Abridged edition (November 7, 2003)
  • ePUB size: 1198 kb
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A Hercule Poirot Mystery. To my old friend Sybil Bennett.

A Hercule Poirot Mystery. who also loves wandering about the world. Death on the Nile was written after coming back from a winter in Egypt. My friend, Francis L. Sullivan, liked the book so much that he kept urging me to adapt it for the stage, which in the end I did. I think, myself, that the book is one of the best of my foreign travel ones, and if detective stories are escape literature (and why shouldn’t they be!) the reader can escape to sunny skies and blue water as well as to crime in the confines of an armchair.

The Nile and the pyramids and the san. He said, his voice slightly indistinct: "We'll see it together, Jacki. ogether. Won't it be marvellous?" "I wonder. Will it be as marvellous to you as it is to me? Do you really care as much as I do?" Her voice was suddenly sharp-her eyes dilated-almost with fear.

Death on the Nile is a book of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 1 November 1937 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year

Death on the Nile is a book of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 1 November 1937 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year. The full length novel was preceded (1937) by a short story with the same title, but with Parker Pyne as the detective

Death on the Nile is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on November 1, 1937, and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year.

Death on the Nile is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on November 1, 1937, and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company the following year. The book features the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. The action takes place in Egypt, mostly on the Nile River.

I don’t know if Death on the Nile is one of Christie’s best, but it was a perfect plane read and reminded me why I. .It’s been a long time since I’ve picked up an Agatha Christie novel. I was in a used bookstore recently and needed a good airplane book

I don’t know if Death on the Nile is one of Christie’s best, but it was a perfect plane read and reminded me why I love her books (an. I was in a used bookstore recently and needed a good airplane book. I don’t know if Death on the Nile is one of Christie’s best, but it was a perfect plane read and reminded me why I love her books (and classic mystery novels in general).

With David Suchet, James Fox, Emma Griffiths Malin, JJ Feild A wealthy British heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband.

With David Suchet, James Fox, Emma Griffiths Malin, JJ Feild. A wealthy British heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband. Director: Andy Wilson.

Death on the Nile, subtitled as A Hercule Poirot Mystery is another masterpiece by the great author Agatha Christie

Death on the Nile, subtitled as A Hercule Poirot Mystery is another masterpiece by the great author Agatha Christie. Just as the title depicts and considering the legacy of Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile is also a crime story with her main character, Hercule Poirot playing the lead detective role. The story tells about the tranquility of a cruise sailing in Nile, which subsequently gets completely shattered with the breaking of news that Linnet Ridgeway, a passenger in the cruise got shot down through the head. Linnet was a very young, calm, beautiful and a stylish.

Berkley books by Agatha Christie. Appointment with death. Berkley Books by Agatha Christie. And then there were none. Death on the Nile, with MP3 audio (Penguin Readers, Level 5). 107 Pages·2008·207. 97 MB·1,399 Downloads·New! Contemporary, British English Linnet Ridgeway is rich, beautiful and clever.

Agatha Christie’s most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything – until she lost her life.

One of the passengers is Jacqueline de Bellefort, Simon's jealous ex-fiance, and she has already confessed to Hercule Poirot that she wants revenge for Linnet stealing Simon from her. However, when two more murders are committed Hercule Poirot, with the help of his friend Colonel Race, begins to see that no-one on the ship is as straightforward as they first seemed.
Comments: (7)
Kieel
By the 1930's Agatha Christie was a world-famous writer whose books sold like the proverbial hot cakes, but like the Victorian lady she was, her husband's career came first. Of course, it helped that he was an archeologist and she was fascinated by that subject. They had, after all, met on a "dig" when she managed to get an introduction to the director to visit and be shown around.

After the discovery of Tut's tomb, an interest in the ancient civilizations of the Middle East rose to fever pitch. The English were nervously watching Hitler's consolidation of power in Germany, but still hopeful that war could be avoided. Digging in Syria was complicated, but safe and Christie was happy to spend part of every year with her husband while he pursued his discoveries.

During this period, she continued to write her popular country house and village mysteries, but she also wrote three books that were set in the Middle East. DEATH ON THE NILE is, in my opinion, the best of the lot and I think it's because it's set in Egypt and involves archeology only as seen and enjoyed by a group of English tourists. Perhaps she was too close to the realities of archeology to successfully build a book around it. But a group of English tourists on a paddle boat on the Nile presents endless possibilities for intrigue and complications.

I love this book because it has the feel of a novel that the author enjoyed writing. It was successfully filmed in 1978 and I was surprised to find that I enjoyed the film almost as much as I enjoyed the novel. Usually I don't! I think it filmed well because the dramatic nature of the book lends itself to being converted into a script. Of course, some alterations had to be made and some characters removed, but over-all it was a fine effort. The fabulous scenery along the Nile didn't hurt any.

It must be a wonderful thing to be young and rich and beautiful and lovely heiress Linnet Ridgely clearly intends to wring every drop of enjoyment out of her situation. If she's a trifle over-bearing and arrogant, who can blame her? If she occasionally wounds people in order to get what she wants, she tries to make amends. But what if the person she's offended refuses to be reconciled and pursues a vendetta against her and her new husband?

Then there are the lawyers who've controlled her estate during her childhood.... As a married woman, she now has control and she proves to be surprisingly hard-headed. The comfortable days of keeping her in ignorance are over and there are signs that her "uncles" may have some things to hide. Would they benefit from her death?

Poirot has come to Egypt as a tourist, not to get involved in murder, but she doesn't have any choice in the matter. His friend Colonel Race is keeping a discrete eye on the young couple, but will it be sufficient to prevent tragedy?

Like many of Cristie's plots, it revolves around a woman who's basically good-natured, but who fails to realize the resentment she causes. To her, everything she does is understandable and reasonable. Since she's wealthy and people (including her husband) are dependent on her good-will, who's going to tell her otherwise. It's a sort of mental blindness in an otherwise shrewd woman and it leaves her very, very vulnerable.

And there's a boat-load (literally) of interesting characters and a good many of them have something to hide. Poirot has his work cut out for him and the shocking finale is as sad for him as for the reader. Love, hate, envy, and greed are all potent emotions, Christie seems to be saying, and none of us is immune to their effects.

A clever mystery, fascinating characters, some humor, and an exotic setting. How could you go wrong? Christie didn't.
Vozilkree
What a fantastic and compelling plot, with an ending that satisfied me immensely. Given the title, I take it that I can spoil it for you- it is a tragic story. Very tragic, actually, but that's what makes for great stories isn't it? The mystery itself is frustrating...this was a tough one to put together but once you know the truth, everything makes sense. Christie had everything out in the open as she was telling the story, and you find that you had the tools all along to put the mystery together. I love that so much about her. She is not trying to catch you out, forcing a twist that barely makes sense. No, this book is like a journey that Poirot takes you on and you do not need him to finish it for you, but you really want him to because he is an awesome character.

I did not know that this book was written as part of a trilogy. In fact, the very first book I read was Murder on the Orient Express which absolutely blew my mind. This was the second Agatha Christie book I ever read, and now I am hook. You do not need to read this in order to follow along, but if you do- Murder in Mesopotamia is first, followed by this book, followed by Murder on the Orient Express.
Drelahuginn
I'm not going to give you a synopsis of what the book is about. I hate those kinds of reviews. What I will tell you is that this was my favorite book since the mid-1970s. It was the first so-called adult book I ever read and is the book that made me a life long Christie fan. I am 46 today and right beside me is yet another book of hers. If you like mysteries and puzzles, then you'll likely love these.

That said, Christie does cheat. She does not give us all the clues. For example in the book I am presently reading (not Death on the Nile) a suspect secretly and suspiciously bought a book. Poirot finds it and exclaims that he knew it! Do we find out what the book is? No. That is likely a vital clue, but Christie doesn't share it with us. For this reason we are left behind Poirot, but for me that's okay. Her stories weave intelligent mysteries and that's enough for me.

As for Death on the Nile, read the book before you see the movie. They're a bit different. You'll meet more characters in the book, but afterwards, don't miss that movie! It's brilliant with a legendary cast.

One word of warning for Kindle readers: It is missing a drawing of the boat's floor plan. I was very upset when I saw this. Oh and yes, that means I own every version of this book. lol! It's fun to reread time and again.

Happy reading!
Frdi
It's Agatha Christie and it was wonderful as always. Wonderful characters, beautifully constructed story, and simply great writing.

Like I am fond of saying, if you are an aspiring mystery writer, you would be wise to study the works of this amazing Lady.
DART-SKRIMER
The story is classic Poirot and the plot intriguing. Although I don't envy the reader, several of his voices were very nasal and hard to listen to. He also tends to taper off into softer speech from time to time. Since I listen in order to ease sleep, it's annoying to have to raise the volume or repeat a passage I couldn't hear.
Siralune
This is my personal favorite Agatha Christie novel, which I originally read when I was 15. My younger brother read Murder on the Orient Express this year in 8th grade and liked it, so I bought this (as well as another item) for his 14th birthday to encourage more reading (he's a 14 year old boy and plays a lot of video games). So far he is enjoying the book and I'm glad to pass on my love of Agatha Christie! I loved the cover art on this one so much I wanted to keep it, so I'll be buying a copy for myself soon, lol!
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