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sarah posts on 1/16/2006 8:47:35 PM i just read this book and i have to do a project on it, but i didn't completely understand what it was about. can anyone help me out?
Sandcastle posts on 12/5/2005 5:15:21 AM Val, I believe you're looking for "Mrs McGinty's Dead" (Robin Upward was adopted) and "Ordeal by Innocence" (the dead woman was Rachel-something whose children were all adopted).
Clara Harlow posts on 10/14/2005 11:14:43 AM Please change Austrian to Belgian, in my previous post. Thanks.



Clara Harlow posts on 10/14/2005 10:46:36 AM I noticed in the information on the main character of "Cards on the Table" that he is listed as German. I think it is safe to assume that Hercule Poirot is the main charactar, and he is Austrian. In many of Agatha's books he is taken for a Frenchman, and each time, he makes the correction that he is Austrian.
Clara Harlow posts on 10/13/2005 8:02:39 AM I think my favorite "scene" would be the one in which Hercule Poirot reveals to the riders on the Orient Express, that he actually knows who killed the victim, but he is willing to tell the authorities that the murderer was someone who came on to the train from outside, while it was stranded in the snowstorm. In one sense it was totally out of character to conceal his true knowledge, but he felt that a higher justice would be served by giving the authorities the story that an "outsider" had murdered the victim.
Ashley posts on 10/12/2005 5:47:47 PM I need information on her because i have to compare and contrast Agatha Christie and Edgar Allen Poe. So someone please atleast give me a hand.
mo posts on 10/10/2005 8:40:57 PM I need the cliff notes or at least basic points of the story, it would be greatly appriciated!
Bet Ann posts on 9/26/2005 10:59:07 PM Can someone PLEASE HELP to give me the rest of the summary for "Murder on the Links"? The outcome and all other happenings? PLEASE HELP ASAP!!! Thanks!
Semra posts on 8/22/2005 9:39:50 AM I need the literary analisis and a summary of this book.
Stephanie posts on 8/17/2005 10:51:41 PM What characters do you think exhibiting strength in this book?? (murder of roger ackroyd)
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