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75 in ’13: Hallow’en Party

For the sixty-third book in the challenge, I read Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie, the thirty-sixth book in the Hercule Poirot series (according to GoodReads, anyway). This is a short story, and Hastings is off gallivanting elsewhere, so we see … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Murder on the Orient Express

  For the forty-fifth book in the challenge, I read Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot #10) by Agatha Christie. What a classic! This book has always gotten more attention than her other books, and for good reason. This isn’t … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Lord Edgeware Dies

  For the forty-third book, I read Lord Edgeware Dies (Poirot #9) by Agatha Christie. They could also have called it, “don’t tell people you’re going to kill your husband who won’t divorce you because he’s a douchebag, just in … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas

For the twenty-sixth book of the challenge, I read <a href=”http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16349.Hercule_Poirot_s_Christmas&#8221; target=”new”>Hercule Poirot’s Christmas</a>, by Agatha Christie. What happens when a dysfunctional family gets together at the house of their elderly, invalided, gleefully abusive patriarch for the holidays? It’s not … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Black Coffee

For the twenty-fifth book in the challenge, I read <a href=”http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16352.Black_Coffee&#8221; target=”new”>Black Coffee</a> by Agatha Christie. This is one of her Hercule Poirot books, and it actually started as a play. You can tell by the little things, when two … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Woggle-Bug Book and Poirot and the Regatta Mystery

For the seventeenth book in this challenge, I am counting two short stories as one book. The first is The Woggle-Bug Book by L. Frank Baum as a supplement to his Oz series. This one was bizarre and ridiculous, and … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Seven Dials Mystery

  For the thirteenth book in the challenge, I read <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/483103.The_Seven_Dials_Mystery&#8221; target=”new”>The Seven Dials Mystery</a> by Agatha Christie. If you’re new to Christie’s books, I wouldn’t pick up this one first. It isn’t a very good representation of her … Continue reading

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