Elephants Can Remember: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

July 31, 2013 - Comment

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A classic Poirot investigation, Elephants Can Remember has

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A classic Poirot investigation, Elephants Can Remember has the expert detective delving into an unsolved crime from the past involving the strange death of a husband and wife.

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Geert Daelemans says:

Confusing murder in retrospect mystery Celia Ravenscroft is but a little girl when both her parents commit suicide. Never did she worry about the real reasons for that dramatic event, until today when she stands on the verge of getting married to Desmond Burton-Cox. Only one question suddenly seems of importance: Who killed whom, Celia’s father or mother? Reason enough for Ariadne Oliver, Celia’s godmother, to pay a visit to her old friend Hercule Poirot. The famous sleuth persuades Mrs. Oliver to delve -with his guidance, of…

snowy "Lorne Vallen" says:

If this had been a true-blue detective novel … It could have been solved in half the time. But it is not, and to appreciate or understand this novel, readers must place it in the proper context.

Faterson says:

Egregiously Bad, Monumentally Boring, and No Mystery This must be the worst Agatha Christie book ever. It’s her very last Hercule Poirot novel, and one can see that the writer is very old by now (82). There is no freshness left in her prose; it is stale, predictable, corny, and generally trashy. As other reviewers have said, the material contained here would barely be enough to sustain a short story. To make a full-length novel out of this really is ridiculous. The book fails at what normally is Agatha Christie’s greatest strength: the plot and…

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