Sad Cypress: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

May 26, 2017 - Comment

Beautiful, young Elinor Carlisle stands serenely in the dock accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence is damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity and the means to administer the fatal poison. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumes Elinor is innocent until proven guilty; Hercule

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Beautiful, young Elinor Carlisle stands serenely in the dock accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence is damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity and the means to administer the fatal poison. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumes Elinor is innocent until proven guilty; Hercule Poirot is all that stands between Elinor and the gallows…

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G. C. says:

Agatha Christie Junkie Speaks I’m an Agatha Christie Junkie. I’m in the process of reading all of her books – this is a personal goal of mine! Well, I am starting with the good ones first. I define good as those with above a 4.5 rating on Amazon and also mentioned frequently on the top best lists. This is definitely an overlooked gem! It often gets neglected due to the fame of “Ten Little Indians” and “Murder on the Orient Express”. While this book may not have as big of a ‘twist’ as some of her other works, like “Who…

Michael H says:

A bit predictable A little more than a third of the book is the set up for the crime. After that, Poirot appears and does his thing – Interview everyone and solve the crime. It’s a bit boring at times and predictable but a few Poirot novels are like that.It’s not a bad read but it’s not that interesting of a read either. It’s too much of a typical Poirot novel without offering anything original or even giving us a plot we can’t wait to sink our teeth into.

Franklin the Mouse says:

Ms. Christie Sure Did Love Her Poisons ‘Sad Cypress’ was published in 1940. The story makes a passing reference about Princess Elizabeth’s possible suitors for a husband. It surprised me on how long Queen Elizabeth has been kicking around. I also found it amusing how some of the older characters were complaining about how the younger generations were lazy and irresponsible. I’ve heard this tripe griping by older people since I was a teenager back in the 1970s. The more things change, the more they remain the same. Mr. Poirot only…

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