The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

Hercule Poirot #33

Agatha Christie

262 pages first pub 1960 (editions)

fiction classics crime mystery short stories mysterious medium-paced

Description

First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding… then the discovery of a corpse in a chest… next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder… the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits… and the puzzle of the vi...

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Moods

mysterious 93%
lighthearted 51%
adventurous 33%
funny 20%
relaxing 20%
tense 7%
dark 6%
challenging 5%
emotional 3%
informative 3%
reflective 3%
hopeful 2%
sad 1%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 43%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 79% | A mix: 12% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

No: 73% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 9% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 14% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 63% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.6

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