Jul 18, 2021JCLCharlesH rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This Poirot detective story is a departure from Christie's usual format of a murder in a manor-house. With its use of multiple murders with sparse and conflicting evidence for their purpose and methods, this one had me hooked up to the big…Read moreRead more of this comment
Apr 10, 2021tweller83 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Hercule Poirot does it again. I picked this one up as part of my reading of the eight mysteries spoiled in Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson before I read it. This one, told from the perspective of Hastings was interesting and, from…Read moreRead more of this comment
Mar 31, 2021HenrySue rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
This is the 11th Hercule Poirot full length novel that was first published in 1936. It is a very good mystery and has been made into a movie in 2018 starring John Malkovich as Poirot. I prefer the version starring David Suchet as…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 09, 2021delphimo rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A very enjoyable day diving into an Agatha Christie mystery. Today, I read The ABC Murders and at times I find Hercule Poirot’s French phrases a little too much, especially when challenged with the translation. What caught my fancy? The…Read moreRead more of this comment
Mar 19, 2020Steve_the_Pirate rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Agatha Christie's "The A.B.C. Murders", takes a unique and masterful approach to murder mystery story telling that stands apart as one of the best entries in the Poirot series. Captain Hastings returns to provide narration for the story…Read moreRead more of this comment
Fascinating, written in 1936, with the development of psychiatry and initial understandings of criminal behavior.
Be sure to look up what an ‘alienist’ is!
Even so, there seems to me that there is a lot in this book about that…Read moreRead more of this comment
I actually kind of predicted how it would end, since I saw something similar on a murder mystery TV show, but I was still really surprised by the ending. It was really great and another work of genius from Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie has done it again. This celebrated author has blown the minds of her readers with her exceptional book The A.B.C. Murders. Known for her genre of murder mystery novels, Christie has added this book into “The Hercules…Read moreRead more of this comment
Apr 05, 2014T3arr rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
A good read for suspense admirers.
Nov 23, 2012larrydu822 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Another great Christie mystery. Let me simply say, what seems obvious is not always correct.
Oct 06, 2005GingerKaren rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Poirot is at it again! And this time he must overcome obstacles within and without. Although Hastings is as oblique as ever, and the conundrum of the alphabetical order of the murders is contrasted with the ABC railway line schedules that…Read moreRead more of this comment