Agatha Christie’s Poirot

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POIROT: HERCULE POIROT’S CHRISTMAS

Christmas in Shropshire It is supposed to be a quiet holiday, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, with a simple repast and a box of exquisite Belgian chocolates. And he’s been looking forward to it – unlike Scotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson), for whom a visit to his wife’s Welsh relatives is forecast. “If they start […]

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POIROT: THE A.B.C. MURDERS

Appalling Bloodshed and Cedric, the Caiman “The little grey cells, I fear, they grow the rust,” Hercule Poirot regretfully tells his friend Captain Hastings upon welcoming him back to London after Hastings’s failed attempt to settle into farming in South America. No case has kept him busy, Poirot complains; in fact, nothing interesting has happened […]

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POIROT: THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES

The Little Grey Cells’ Debut “Another example of the English bucolic beliefs,” Hercule Poirot pontificates to a group of puzzled fellow Belgians. “Anagallis arvensis. In English: the scarlet pimpernel. It is believed that when this flower is opened, it is a sign of a prolonged spell of the fine weather. It is seldom seen open […]

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POIROT

Poirot in Perfection Hercule Poirot is one of the most famous detectives in literary history. Yet, strangely, except for his portrayal by Albert Finney in the star-studded 1974 movie version of Murder on the Orient Express, for a long time, there did not seem to be an actor who could convincingly bring to life the clever, […]

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