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6 edition of The Mystery of the Blue Train found in the catalog.

The Mystery of the Blue Train

Agatha Christie

The Mystery of the Blue Train

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Amereon Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHercule Poirot (6)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8258377M
    ISBN 100848821386
    ISBN 109780848821388
    OCLC/WorldCa607296650

    These are some of the questions that have to be answered, and the story tells also how these strange and dramatic happenings effect the life of a quiet English girl who has felt convinced that "nothing exciting will ever happen to me. Ruth's maid, Ada Mason, says she saw a man in Ruth's compartment but could not see who he was. It passes into the possession of the beautiful American woman, Ruth Kettering, and doom follows swift upon it. Posted by.

    At the end of the film, the murderer commits suicide, instead of just being arrested by the French police as in the novel. Ruth's maid, Ada Mason, says she saw a man in Ruth's compartment but could not see who he was. The final chapter, called By the Sea in the book, was unnamed in the serialisation. Katherine saw what she thought was a boy getting off the train, but it was really Mason. What is more, her precious rubies are missing.

    According to the evidence of the maid, Ruth Kettering had an unexpected male visitor on the train. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. Source: Purchased from Amazon A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the French riviera -- ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? Page Mary Mead is Miss Marple's village. An Autobiography.


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Rufus, Ruth's father, has a wife in the film, who became insane after Ruth's birth, and Rufus has ensured her his wife's safekeeping at a convent, where she has become a nun.

There are several fruitier candidates for the title of 'worst Christie'. The billionaire's daughter was about to divorce him which would have landed him in deep trouble; Comte de la Roche, Ruth Kettering's former lover and a man who knows how to seduce women and trick them into giving him money; the Marquis, an elusive jewel thief whose identity remains unknown to the police.

A very enjoyable read and yet more proof that I was a fool all these years to pass by Hercule. The biggest critic of The Mystery of the Blue Train was the author herself.

At the end of the film, the murderer commits suicide, instead of just being arrested by the French police as in the novel. Billionaire Rufus Van Aldin doesn't believe there is any danger when he gives the famous Heart of Fire, the biggest ruby worn by Catherine of Russia, to his adored daughter Mrs.

Lady Tamplin, Corky and her daughter Lenox also travel on the blue train. An interesting feature of this novel is that Katherine Grey, one of the characters in the novel, is from St.

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He reveals that the murderer and Mason's accomplice is Knighton, who is really The Marquis. Fontana Books, And finally Poirot receives a tip about the involvement of the mysterious M.

The book features her detective Hercule Poirot. Writing style: Amazingly narrated, this book hooks the reader to the last. But even Hercule Poirot, for it is he, does not guess how soon he will be called upon to unravel and complicated and intricate crime when the Blue Train steams in Nice the following morning and it is discovered that murder has been done.

The events of with the death of her mother, her husband's infidelity and her breakdown and ten-day disappearance had left a deep psychological scar and now separated from Archie Christie and in need of funds she turned back to writing.

New characters were added to the film; at one point, one of the other passengers visits Rufus' wife, who mistakes the passenger for her daughter Ruth. In the novel, Chubby is Lady Tamplin's fourth husband in the novel, and he has nothing to do with the ruby. Source: Purchased from Amazon A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the French riviera -- ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime?

Gobywho would later appear in After the Funeral and Third Girl. This dedication is a direct reference to the events of which included the death of Christie's mother on April 5, [12] the breakdown of her marriage to Archibald Christie and her famous ten-day disappearance in the December of that year.The writing of this book (part of which took place on the Canary Islands in early ) was an ordeal for Agatha Christie.

The events of with the death of her mother and her husband's infidelity had left a deep psychological scar on Christie. Dec 28,  · BTW once I finished the book I decided to watch the movie done a part of the Poirot series. While it was very entertaining, other than the character names and the fact that a murder/robbery takes place on the Blue Train, it bore little if any resemblance to the book.

Very disappointing in that sense (the movie that is). Editions for The Mystery of the Blue Train: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Cited by: 8.

Free download or read online The Mystery of the Blue Train pdf (ePUB) (Hercule Poirot Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published in March 29thand was written by Agatha Christie. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this mystery, mystery story are Mr. Goby, Pierre /5. On a train bound for the French Riviera, Poirot meets a young heiress, and becomes embroiled in a tragic murder case. Christie herself admitted that she only cobbled this one together to make some money during a difficult time, so I don’t feel too bad about disliking "The Mystery of the Blue Train"/5(51).

The Mystery of the Blue Train () — Filmdaten Originaltitel The Mystery of the Blue Train Produktionsland Vereinigtes Königreich Deutsch Wikipedia. Blue Train — Blue Train, or The Blue Train, may refer to the following railway vehicles: * The South African luxury train between Pretoria and Cape Town; see Blue Train (South Africa.