Giallo che inizia con un party di Halloween e prosegue con segreti, intrighi e delitti. Come sempre con Agatha Christie, un gran bel libro che si divora.
A pleasant read. However, I found some of the underlying motivations for the murder unconvincing.
I was surprised by the frequent comments, made by different characters, on how much times have changed - an increase in children murders, a more violent society, sex are all mentioned. A very different atmosphere from the other Christie books I've read. The author was clearly aging, and starting to feel disconnected from the world she lived in - as if she could not grasp it completely anymore.
Mah... che noia Poirot in questo libro! :( Non succede praticamente mai nulla e il mistero non è poi così fitto come vuol sembrare perchè si capiva fin dall'inizio chi era il colpevole...
My first story with Mr Poirot and his friend Mrs Oliver, I liked it but as I read it whist commuting I think I have not appreciate it very much. I think this is the kind of reading that requires a bit of attention and not be spanned over many weeks....Continua