The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie

The Mystery of the Blue Train

Hercule Poirot #6

Agatha Christie

307 pages first pub 1928 (editions)

fiction classics crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

Description

The daughter of an American millionaire dies on a train en route for Nice…When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again – for a heavy blow has killed ...

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Moods

mysterious 96%
adventurous 48%
tense 15%
lighthearted 13%
challenging 7%
dark 7%
funny 7%
relaxing 6%
reflective 5%
emotional 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 24%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 68% | A mix: 26% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

No: 65% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.69

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