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Review: The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie

The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

**spoiler alert**

Absolutely unexpected ending. I honestly could not anticipate the ending at all, consequently I enjoyed it even more.

The Marquis was one of those abstract characters and his importance in the story hits quite late and hence one isn't really able to go back and connect because one does not entirely remember the sentences that would later turn out to be of strong consequence.

Indeed I didn't suspect the true identity of the Marquis till Poirot revealed it.

The part about Kitty Kidd was again added in much later and hence it was kind of a surprise. This is probably because in all Agatha Christie mysteries, the culprit is almost always introduced as a playing character at the very outset. As Christie has shown us time and again, anybody could be the murderer. Technically, here also we were introduced to her but then again, I wasn't really thinking about it since the name Kitty Kidd wa…

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