Take one dead lothario; add his jealous wife accused of his murder; toss in a devoted daughter who wants to clear her mother's name, and you get one of the greatest challenges of Hercule Poirot's career.
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.