Agatha Christie’s ingenious murder mystery, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, yet there were five ...
were five other suspects: Philip Blake (the stockbroker) who went to market; Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist) who stayed at home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcee) who had roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devoted governess) who had none; and Angela Warren (the disfigured sister) who cried ‘wee wee wee’ all the way home.
It is sixteen years later, but Hercule Poirot just can’t get that nursery rhyme out of his mind…
Interessante e originale il presupposto (ricostruire un delitto di 16 anni prima attraverso i resoconti scritti dei testimoni) anche se francamente abbastanza noioso lo svolgimento. Indizi piuttosto evidenti che portano dove non dovrebbero,
..." personaggi femminili uno più antipatico dell'altro, complicazioni folli nella soluzione. E che cos'è la 'roba di gatto'??? Qualcosa mi sfugge...Next step: Poirot e la salma.Continua...Nascondi
Fun read of finding a killer out of the 'five little pigs' and solving a murder case that occurred 16 years ago! The fact that the case in question is so far away from time takes away the excitement and made it much less thrilling in my view, but
..." what we have instead is a nice little murder mystery piece with focus on the five key suspects' psychological behaviour rather than relying solely on hard evidence. And there was also a nice little twist at the end which I never guessed! Continua...Nascondi
Not only can Poirot solve a recent crime, but he can solve one sixteen years later! I liked how he knew how to behave with each person, making him or her feel comfortable enough to share what they saw and believed.