Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie

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Summary (from goodreads):
"The murderer is with us - on the train now..."

Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.

Isolated by the storm and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer amongst a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again...
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Edition Read: Overdrive ebook from local library
Where (else) to buy: kobo*, google play, amazon*, nook*

Bit o Background:
Normally, I do not like movie tie-in covers, but I do like this one. The movie is coming out soon and I'm kind of excited for it.
(Also, having read the book ... the casting is pretty perfect!)

Thoughts:
This one is pretty interesting. I loved the end. I didn't see it coming at all. However, I found a lot of the pacing to be pretty slow. I mostly enjoyed the interviews and room inspection. Didn't much like the back and forth between Poirot, Bouc, and the doctor. The book isn't even 200 pages, so it's no hard slog. Definitely worth the read!

Verdict:

Tedious at parts, but worth it for the pay off at the end. (Easy to see why this one was an instant hit.)

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