Thursday, January 28, 2021

Death On the Nile - Book Review

 Book Review

Book Name   : Death on the Nile

Author          : Agatha Christie

Publisher       : Harper Collins

Format          : Paper back

Pages            : 373

About the Book:

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie was first published in Great Britain by Collins in 1937. This book features, Agatha Christie's most popular detective, Hercules Poirot. The action takes place in Egypt on the Nile River on a ship.

Hercules Poirot is Vacationing in Egypt. There he meets Linnet Doyle, who is on her honeymoon. She is very beautiful and filthy rich. Everyone is jealous of her. She marries her best friend's boyfriend, Simon. She comes to Poirot and tells him that she is scared of Jacqueline, her best friend, who resents her and is stalking her. She has come after her in the boat too. Linnet thinks that she might harm her. Does Linnet need to be careful? Is she the only one who should be on a look out ? Read the book to know more.

Review :

I am a huge Agatha Christie fan. I have read almost all her books. Poirot is my favorite. I love his integrity and demeanor. His stories never fail to entertain. It is a fast paced book . The sequence of events keeps one glued to the book. This book is based on a beautiful setting, all the character have excellent dialogues and the climax is outstanding. This book is almost 100 years old but the language is very lucid.Even today, Agatha Christie's books are loved world over. She is still the Queen of Crime and suspense!

About the author :

Agatha Christie was an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercules Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End  from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

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  1. I am reading this book and on verge of finishing it. The suspense is gripping


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