fiction classics crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

224 pages | first published 1927

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Famed private eye Hercule Poirot tackles international intrigue and espionage in this classic Agatha Christie mystery.Framed in the doorway of Hercule Poirot's bedroom stands an uninvited guest, coated from head to foot in dust. The man stares for...
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Summary of 3092 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
adventurous 67%
tense 26%
lighthearted 13%
funny 11%
challenging 7%
dark 6%
emotional 2%
reflective 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 44%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 77% | A mix: 18% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 15% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 12% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.29

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