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Hercule Poirots Christmas (Poirot)
Hercule Poirots Christmas (Poirot) | Agatha Christie
Agatha Christies seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
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SarahBookInterrupted
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I never guessed whodunnit on this one. Agatha Christie really got me this time. I didn‘t love all the slights against the Spanish relative but all in all another incredibly enjoyable Poirot. I did miss Hasting in this one, but the murder was very unique and complex. I only guessed one element of the confusion with the murder, so I felt some satisfaction with that. If you love murder mysteries this is a good one for the holidays.

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Mitch
Hercule Poirot at Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Just time for one more in 2023! Thanks Mr K for a great #jolabokaflod pick!

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Roary47
Hercule Poirot at Christmas | Agatha Christie
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3✨This was a really fun read. As with other Poirot mysteries someone dies and it is up to Poirot and another investigator to figure it out. A family get together and their father/grandfather dies and it‘s obvious it‘s not a natural death because of all the blood that is left. I loved the fake mustache part, and I was thrown off by one character because they are not who they seem to be. There was other very clever parts that threw me off.

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quietjenn
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Not sure if I read this one way back when, but it was a nice and seasonal way to fill the Christmas Song (classic mystery) #cloakanddaggerchristmas prompt. It's full of the usual elements (country house, locked room, a family full of secrets and animosity, a will soon to be changed) and reads quickly and easily.

Ruthiella Nice! I remember the resolution this one (I often don‘t). 🎄🔪💀🎅🏻 2mo
Tamra That sounds fun and I haven‘t read it. 😁 2mo
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Jen2
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I love this story!

dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 3mo
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Emilymdxn
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Thank you @Ruthiella for this really really cool #cloakanddaggerchristmas prompt list! I absolutely love crime and mysteries both dark and cosy during the holidays. Posting for my #snowangels to see some options for racking up some bingo boards - remember you can count any book you read for a challenge prompt as a readathon so ten points per hour read for books that fit this board! #wintergames

CogsOfEncouragement Thanks! I‘ll be reading book 2 for #NancyDrewBR with @Librarybelle (w/discussion on 12/15) and that is more than 50 years old. 3mo
Ruthiella Glad it will be useful in the games! 😃👍 3mo
sblbooks Thanks! I have a few possibilities that will work for this. 3mo
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LitsyEvents
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bthegood getting my list together - 🎄 3mo
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Ruthiella
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If the holiday season inspires you to have murderous thoughts, l invite you to manage your mayhem by participating the 2024 #CloakandDaggerChristmas ! The prompts are just suggestions - any mystery you read between now and December 25 counts.

Tag me in your posts and if you make a TBR. Thinking about what I want to read is almost as fun as actually reading. 😂. Tagging those who commented on @merelybookish post last week, but all are welcome.

HardcoverHearts Fantastic! I‘m very excited. 3mo
merelybookish These are awesome!! Thank you Ruth! Starting my planning now. 🖤🌲🗡️🎅 3mo
elkeOriginal I love that this pops up in my feed at the exact moment I am trying to decide which Agatha Christie to read! 📚🔪☠️ 3mo
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Ruthiella @elkeOriginal Yay! Perfect timing. 3mo
quietjenn Hurrah! Thank you so much for putting these awesome prompts together! Can‘t wait to put together my list of possibilities 🧐 3mo
Texreader I agree! I love the planning! 3mo
jlhammar Great prompts! I‘ve got quite a few in my Dec TBR that fit so might have to join in the fun. 3mo
batsy This is fantastic. Thank you so much for putting it together! Time to plan my books...🕵🏾‍♀️ 3mo
bthegood thank you !! 3mo
Larkken HaHA yesss 🥰 3mo
LeahBergen Thank you! I‘m going to have fun combing through my shelves. 👏👏 3mo
kwmg40 I love mysteries. I'll definitely be participating in this challenge! 3mo
CaramelLunacy What a clever challenge! 3mo
RaeLovesToRead Ooh, great prompts!!! 3mo
kspenmoll Thank you! I would love to join in as mysteries are a favorite. Please tag me 3mo
Ruthiella @kspenmoll Will do! 3mo
PuddleJumper Oo fun! 3mo
RedxoHearts Oh I will definitely have to join in. I'm a big cozy mystery fan 3mo
Traci1 How fun! 3mo
rubyslippersreads I don‘t know which will be more fun—the planning or the reading! 3mo
Ruthiella @rubyslippersreads I know! 😂 3mo
AllDebooks Now this is more me than holiday romcom. I'm in 😊 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Oh fun!!! 3mo
merelybookish Tagging @kspenmoll 🙂 3mo
Bklover This sounds fun! I don‘t know how well I‘ll do, but I‘m in! 3mo
Ruthiella @Bklover It‘s totally loosy goosy. Read any mystery or thriller before Christmas. 😃 3mo
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Gissy
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This one was for #AgathaChristieClubR2 (February😳getting there🤣) but I already answered the questions @ferskner What can I say? I enjoy Poirot who sometimes sounds arrogant and narcissistic☺️I like the way he develops his deductive reasoning to discover the murderer. This time he will analyze “...the character of the dead man” (p.173). I enjoy all these arguments about characters‘ personalities. 3/3.5⭐️ #BookSpinBingo (#8) @TheAromaOfBooks

Gissy 2nd book during #AwesomeApril @Andrew65 10mo
Andrew65 Excellent 👏👏👏 10mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 10mo
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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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5. Hercule Poirot's Christmas centers around the murder of a mentally abusive parent and his children, similar to the plot and characters of Appointment with Death, which we read last month. Which family did you prefer to read about, and why? Did one book have more psychological insight than the other?

#agathachristieclubR2

bthegood I feel the Christmas book was done better and I preferred this book . I feel it was more about the psyche of a powerful man and his money and I felt Christie let the reader see what drove the father to his cruelty, whereas in Appointment for Death I felt the mom (stepmom? I can't remember) was just mean - not sure why she was so cruel. Thanks for the questions and hosting😊 11mo
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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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4. Did you think that Christie created a good sense of Christmas in the book? Why do you think she picked that time to center her novel?

#agathachristieclubR2

bthegood I don't feel it had a good sense of Christmas - short of it being the reason everyone came home and there were decorations - I think she picked it as a time when families do come together and try to reconcile past hurts. 11mo
Gissy Well, it is connected with what Poirot discussed with Colonel Johnson, is Christmas time a season of good cheer, an unlikely season for crime as indicated by Colonel Johnson? Or Is Christmas a season where hypocrisy, mental strain, physical malaise will burst until cataclysm occurs? Interesting discussion between these two about this aspect (pages74-76). So, this murder will proof what Poirot analyzed about Christmas and a person dark side.Genious 10mo
Gissy Well, it is connected with what Poirot discussed with Colonel Johnson, is Christmas time a season of good cheer, an unlikely season for crime as indicated by Colonel Johnson? Or Is Christmas a season where hypocrisy, mental strain, physical malaise will burst until cataclysm occurs? Interesting discussion between these two about this aspect (pages74-76). So, this murder will proof what Poirot analyzed about Christmas and a person dark side.Genious 10mo
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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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3. The Lee family is large and sprawling, with many sons, their wives, and some surprise members. Did you enjoy their dynamic? How did you feel about the blood relatives of Simeon Lee vs. those who had married into the family?

#agathachristieclubR2

bthegood I thought Christie did a good job with the family dynamics - the characters felt real - as if that is how the siblings would be compared to the in-laws - 🙂 11mo
Gissy Yes I liked to see the dynamic of this dysfunctional family, their relationship between all these characters. Each son represented something in the novel. Simeon was a despicable character, terrible, his sons were part of what he was, and as Poirot said, interesting Ives, extended co-dependent relationships. The murder was a reflection of who he was as a person and what the character felt about Simeon, “The character of the dead man”. 10mo
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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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2. This novel is a locked-room mystery. Are you a fan of that subgenre, and did you find Christie's take on it believable/plausible? How did you feel about the intensely gruesome murder, especially compared to Christie's normal depictions of murder?

#agathachristieclubR2

bthegood I like the locked room mystery and I didn't feel the murder was very gruesome - of course I read a lot of horror😊 11mo
Laughterhp I love locked room mysteries and the unraveling of what happened. It might have been gruesome for the time, but I didn‘t think it was that gruesome. I‘ve definitely read worse! 11mo
Gissy Yes, I liked locked room mysteries, it gives me the idea will be more related with psychological aspect. The gruesome murder scene and comments from family members about the scene was so interesting, another curious psychological aspect of why they chose those phrases, they left an impact on them when they read those books. (edited) 10mo
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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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It's time for our #agathachristieclubR2 questions! And I'm on time! It's a (Hercule Poirot's) Christmas miracle.

As always, please tag anyone who has already commented to keep the conversation flowing.

1. Did you like this book? Why or why not?

bthegood I liked it - I like this type of story, and I think Christie does it well. I had read Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan before this one - the two are very similar - so I did keep thinking I had read this before but I had not😊 11mo
Laughterhp I‘ve read this book twice now and I do like it. Each time is an experience and I really like this mystery. 11mo
Gissy I haven‘t post my review yet but I really enjoyed this book, I‘m always late in my readings🤷🏽‍♀️🙄
I liked the way characters are analyzed to find the murderer, simple? unreal? Well, maybe but is fascinated to see the psychological aspect of these analysis. Liked that sarcastic humor at times and Poirot narcissist personality...Reading it with the audiobook you just give life to those characters.
This is a re-read to me.
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LitsyEvents
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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repost for @ferskner:

#agathachristieclubR2 friends, I'm going to have to push our schedule back a month because I've been super busy with committee work the past few weeks and just got our book for last month read. Questions will be posted on April 1! (No fooling ;) ) Here's the upcoming schedule, too. Thanks for your patience!

#BuddyRead

Original post:
https://www.litsy.com/web/post/2567902

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ferskner
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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#agathachristieclubR2 friends, I'm going to have to push our schedule back a month because I've been super busy with committee work the past few weeks and just got our book for last month read. Questions will be posted on April 1! (No fooling ;) ) Here's the upcoming schedule, too. Thanks for your patience!

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bthegood
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Loved this book - wealthy man murdered at Christmas - family members are suspected - ending that I did not see coming.
#AgathaChristieClubR2 @ferskner

Finished all the books I set out to during #FabulousFebruary - thank you @Andrew65 for hosting.

Make a great day everyone 🏈

Andrew65 Fantastic, well done and thanks for playing along 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂❤️ 12mo
bthegood @Andrew65 Thanks - 🙂 12mo
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bthegood
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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#FabulousFebruary update - thank you for hosting @Andrew65

Will finish Six of Crows today (did not need all those days of reading - too good to put down) and Hercule Poirot by Sunday -

Make a great day everyone 🏈

Andrew65 Great progress 👏👏👏 12mo
bthegood @Andrew65 thx 🙂 12mo
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dabbe
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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1️⃣ The idea that it can actually be below 115 degrees is my favorite thing about winter. Being snuggly with the pups (and sometimes hubby) in front of the fire, drinking coffee and reading a book = best winter day ever!
2️⃣ Two faves: Hercule Poirot's Christmas and the short story The Blue Carbuncle, Sherlock's only Xmas story.
@TheSpineView
#Two4Tuesday
@Read4life (thanks for the tag!)

TheSpineView Great book choices. Thanks for playing 13mo
Read4life You‘re welcome. Nice picks. 13mo
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Moony
Hercule Poirot at Christmas | Agatha Christie
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My current #audiobook while I declutter for our move in January.

#winterreadathon by @Andrew65

Andrew65 Best of luck. 14mo
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ChelseaM6010
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Sarahreadstoomuch
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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A little early, but a needed a quick audio filler while waiting for my book club audio to come in. This is classic Poirot…. Lots of characters involved in a locked room murder mystery that happens over Christmas. I‘m starting to realize that I‘m likely going to read all of Christie…. Maybe I‘ll call it a multi-year challenge? There are so many… and wouldn‘t want to stack them all up in a row. #bookspin

Allylu My daughter and I are reading this together - well, we are taking turns reading aloud - this December. We read And Then There Were None a few years ago the same way. It's so much fun. 1y
Sarahreadstoomuch @Allylu what a great idea!! ❤️ 1y
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ImperfectCJ
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This is a delightful and ridiculously unbelievable mystery. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Something that added to my reading experience: The book was published in 1938, the year that my grandfather escaped Spain with his two younger brothers (he was 13 at the time), and in this book there's a character who has recently left Spain and the war there, and clues suggest she might well have been from the same general region my grandpa was from.

ImperfectCJ Grandpa died last week at age 97, and the little detail of this character's background feels more poignant than it otherwise might. 1y
brittanyreads My grandmother fled Spain during the war, too. Thanks for sharing! Looking forward to reading this one and I'll have to remember to look out for that character 1y
Jas16 I am sorry for your loss. 1y
ImperfectCJ @BrittanyReads My sister joined my spouse, kids, and me on a trip to my grandpa's home town in northern Spain in 2017. Seeing the town really brought his stories new dimension, as did seeing the Bay of Biscay from Gijón and realizing that when he got on the boat to France from there, he'd never be back in Spain again. Did you hear any stories of that time from your grandmother? 1y
brittanyreads Yes! She, too, fled to France and stayed. I grew up with her speaking French (she had forgotten Spanish) and telling us all she could remember of her farm near Barcelona. I still have family in France and hope to visit someday soon. How lucky for you to experience his home first hand! Sorry for your loss. My grandmother passed, too. I'd love to still be able to hear more of her stories. 💛 1y
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peanutnine
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Poirot never lets me down. Another great mystery where I didn't see the ending coming. This one felt a bit like Clue, with all the suspects in the house
#WinterGames #TeamGameSleighers @StayCurious #wintercosy @PuddleJumper #averymerryreadathon @TheSpineView #wrapitupreadathon @keys_on_fire #christmasmyway @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES #LittenListen @aperfectmjk #AVeryMerryBingo Jingle Bells @Jadams1776

DieAReader 🎉🎉🎉 2y
TheSpineView 👍📖📚 2y
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Linsy
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Finished this one over the weekend. It was amazing! Honestly, Christie is the best. I should just read her when I need a mystery. So excellent. Didn't see it coming. Nice and cozy for the season. Definitely going to read this one again! ❄☎️🧦

#comfysocks #festivephotochallenge #wintergames2021 #20in4 #agathachristieclubr2

vivastory I almost read this one over the holidays 2y
Ruthiella Christie is my go-to comfort read. ☺️ 2y
Amiable Love your socks! 🙂 2y
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tdrosebud
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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This was a reread for me, it has been many years. I didn't fully remember what happened until I started reading it, but quickly did so, and it allowed me to see the clues that I might have missed the first time.
#wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick

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TheNookOfKnowledge
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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What a book! Loved the suspense, the atmosphere and all the back stories to each strange character in and out of the family circle. Brilliant ending, and lots of red herrings! Another marvellous read from Agatha!

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StaceGhost
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Enjoying another Christmas murder marathon 🎄☃️🕵🏻‍♂️gifts are ready for wrapping & cookies baked 🧑‍🎄❄️stockings are hung & family is imminent 🔥let‘s do this

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Cazxxx
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Love love love Poirot!

Ruthiella Me too! 2y
Cazxxx @Ruthiella I found the entire box set online so I‘ve also been watching it 😊 2y
Jari-chan Agreed! 😍 2y
Cazxxx @Jari-chan amazing 😻 2y
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TheAromaofBooks
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#WinterGames #MistletoeManiacs Week 3 Total - 23,496! I keep double checking this because it doesn't seem right!! But my bingo boards are starting to really fill up now, plus that crazy word search - Finding Christmas alone had 794 words!!

#BookReport - tagged was my favorite read of the week. Bailed on a short story collection that wasn't vibing for me. The rest were perfectly fine but not amazing reads.

@Clwojick @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Look at you…all Ms. Competition xxxx hurray for racking up those team points ❤️❤️ 2y
Clwojick Way to go! Woohoo! ❤️💚❤️💚 2y
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Twainy
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🎧 📚 Poirot is my favorite Christie.

This was a fun quick little Christmas murder mystery. A few red herrings.

What I love & expect out of a Poirot!

A comfort read … makes me want to watch a few Poirot DVDs.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2

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Bookish_Gal
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Did not see that coming. And I was so sure! Definitely felt akin to the Knives Out movie. Wonderful concoction of family drama. So many off putting lying leads/traps. Not much to say that wouldn‘t spoil any of the crazy revelations. But I felt enamored by the story, reading it in one sitting. Each sibling had it out for each other. Bad house situation to have grown up in, it sounds. Christmas is a time of amends, for good and bad
#AgathaChristie

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Not usually a “seasonal reader”, but decided I might as well take this for a go. It‘s also our first snow storm this weekend before Christmas. If nothing else this sounds just about the inspiration of the Knives Out who-dun-it movie - which is what inspired me to look into the mystery genre. The honcho man is killed in a locked room, where his whole family home for the holidays despise him.
#AgathaChristie

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TheAromaofBooks
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This one was vaguely familiar but I couldn't remember any of the details. When the patriarch of the family is murdered in a locked room, the problem is not a lack of suspects - his sons, their wives, and his lone grandchild are all home for the holidays and he is despised and disliked by basically all of them. I thoroughly enjoyed watching Poirot piece together the conversations and clues.

ElizaMarie Oooo sounds like a great great book! 2y
EvieBee What a lovely edition! 2y
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TheSpineView Fantastic! 2y
PuddleJumper Great cover! 2y
TheAromaofBooks @EvieBee @PuddleJumper - It's one of the HarperCollins special editions - they've been publishing two a year for a couple years - and I'm absolutely in love with them. They're a joy to read, have amazing covers AND beautiful endpapers - just a delight!!! 2y
Andrew65 A good read. Well done 👏👏👏 2y
DieAReader Great job🎉🎉🎉 2y
Jadams1776 🎉🎄 2y
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lauraisntwilder
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I listened to this on the drive to my parents' house in TN. I wish it had felt a tad more Christmas-y, but other than that it was a lot of fun.

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Lizpixie
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Bk13 of December & #WinterGames2021 & Bk3 of #DashingDecember #readathon is done! Took me longer than usual to read this due to a heat induced headache, which is still hanging around🤕A classic Dame Agatha, except for the amount of blood involved in the crime, with an awful family forced together for the holidays. Perfect Murder setting! #AVeryMerryBingo #TisTheReadson #AVeryMerryReadathon #BlackwellsBookshelfReadathon #MistletoeManiacs 3,916pts👇

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Lizpixie
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Trying to stay cool on this hot & muggy December day by reading a classic Dame Agatha set in an English Christmas. Here‘s hoping the coming thunderstorm doesn‘t kick off a blackout so the aircon & fans stop working!🤞 #MistletoeManiacs 1pt #WinterGames2021 #notwinterherethough #ChristieCrimeClub #DashingDecember #readathon

Andrew65 I enjoyed that one. 2y
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Bookwormjillk
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A good locked room mystery set at Christmas time. If Poirot shows up to your gathering it‘s a good sign something went wrong.

#DashingDecember book 4 of 5 #WinterCosy #BlackwellsBookshelfReadathon #AVeryMerryReadathon #LittenListen #CloakAndDaggerChristmas #HolidayHorrorsReadathon #WrapItUpReadathon #ChristmasMyWay #WinterGames #MistletoeManiacs

TheSpineView Awesome! 2y
DieAReader 🎉🎉🎉 2y
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 I read this last year. 2y
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Cazxxx
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“Ah, but you must have a Christmas uncomplicated by murder”

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vivastory
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The cover of this has been changed from bloody footprints in the snow to the pictured cracked #ornament I have to say that I slightly prefer the 👣 I ordered this 2 years ago & swore that I would read it this holiday season (esp. since I have read zero Christie this year!!). Yet, having recently read & loved James' Sleep No More I am now planning on reading Mistletoe Murders right around Xmas. #wishesandblessings @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

RaeLovesToRead Haven't read this one yet but Poirot is my fave! 2y
vivastory @RaeLovesToRead I don't recall if we talked about this one, but have you seen this book 2y
RaeLovesToRead Oh wow 2y
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RaeLovesToRead Looks like I stacked it and then forgot 😅 Will have to get this 2y
vivastory @RaeLovesToRead You will love it. There's a few cool Christie collections out there 2y
RaeLovesToRead I'm sure I will. Unless there is a section on "why Kenneth Brannagh is the new David Suchet"... in which case I may politely ask Mark Aldridge if he fancies a jaunt on the Orient Express...?⛏??? (just kidding) 2y
Twainy I have this book and 4 other Christmas books on loan from the library. 😁 2y
vivastory @Twainy If you don't mind me asking, what books? (Inquiring minds want to know!) 2y
Twainy There‘s another one but I didn‘t add it to my notepad yet … just trying some feel good Christmas stories … doesn‘t feel like the holidays, it‘s extraordinarily warm for December.

A Home for Christmas - 3:40 - 225

Hercule Poirot‘s Christmas - 6:08 - 272

The Christmas Mystery - 3:21 - 160

A Seagrove Christmas - 3:24 - 156
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vivastory @Twainy Yeah it's been fall like temps here lately. It's alarming, but I'm also enjoying it. I don't have much tolerance for really cold weather anymore. 2y
vivastory @Twainy If I recall correctly, you like Pratchett. This is a fun Xmas book if you haven't read it 2y
Eggs Perfection ❤️🎄💚 2y
Twainy Sigh I looked, library doesn‘t have it 😩 that‘s where/when I ran across Poirot! ❤️ 65 degrees Wednesday … it should be -20! 🎅 2y
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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime
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My first Agatha Christie book and I was pleasantly surprised. I really thought I was going to find the book outdated and unenjoyable, but it was quite the opposite. This story had held up quite well over many decades. A rich and ailing father calls his adult children home for Christmas but then he winds up murdered a few days into the visit. It was fun getting to know the characters and making guesses as to who the murderer was & why they did it.

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KathyWheeler
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I finished Hercule Poirot‘s Christmas last night, so I started on The Matzah Ball on today‘s walk. I was right, I had read the Poirot book before. I still liked it, but had forgotten how bleak it feels. I‘d also forgotten who the murderer was. The Matzah Ball is a real change in atmosphere. #audiowalk

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Laughterhp
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So I know I read this one last year, but I couldn‘t remember who the killer was. I love listening to Hugh Fraser read these books.

#AgathaChristieClubR2 +26pts #WinterGames2021 #TeamGameSleigher
#BookSpinBingo
#AVeryMerryBingo
#AVeryMerryReadathon
#CozyReadathon
#WrapitUpReadathon

TheSpineView On my list. 👍📖📚 2y
Laughterhp Whoops forgot #LittensListen 2y
keys_on_fire I read this last year too! Thought it was fun, and my first time reading Agatha Christie :) 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! This one is on my list for this month as well!! 2y
Jadams1776 🎄🎁👍🏻🎉🎅🏻 2y
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KathyWheeler
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This was my night book, but I moved it to my walking book since I hadn‘t decided on a new walking book yet. I can‘t remember if I read it already or just saw the episode on the show. The sun was out today which was a shock because it‘s just been grey and rainy for the last couple of days. #audiowalk

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Wouldn‘t be the run up to Christmas without a Christmas novel 📚🎄

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suvata
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In Hercule Poirot‘s Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder—and the notoriously fastidious investigator is quickly on the case.

When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man. . . .

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Scochrane26
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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First book for #wintergames finished. A very good Christie, with Poirot being called in after a patriarch is murdered on Christmas Eve when all his family is home. Great suspects. I agree, @tdrosebud , this is a really good one. #mistletoemaniacs 26 pts @Clwojick

Clwojick Woohoo! 2y
Scochrane26 Forgot to post that this is my #doublespin for December. @TheAromaofBooks 2y
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! This one is on my list to read this month as well!! 2y
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Linsy
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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Almost forgot to post my Winter Games TBR! Along with those pictured, I have Midwinter Murder, In A Holidaze, A Hopeful Christmas, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily, and Murder Most Festive waiting on my Kindle. So excited to get started! 🎉

#wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs
@Clwojick

Clwojick Looks great! ❤️💙 2y
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TheAromaofBooks
Hercule Poirot's Christmas | Agatha Christie
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@TheSpineView is hosting #AVeryMerryReadathon and for this one I'm going to be tracking my pages for the month. I'm going for an average of 300 pages/day (LOL) which would be 9300 pages for the month!!!

TheSpineView Thanks for reposting! Good luck on your goal!🤩📖📚🎄🎁 2y
Kayla.Adriena I was thinking of giving it a try, how do you track your pages? 2y
TheAromaofBooks @Kayla.Adriena - Well, I get weirdly into tracking everything about my reading, so I already write down my page totals for each day just in general - I write the date, the title, how many pages for that book, my overall total for the day, and my running total for the month. When I'm tracking for a readathon, I make a chart on grid paper where each square on the paper = 25pgs, then color them in as I got so I can see my progress!! But to clarify ⬇ 2y
TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) this readathon is one where you set your own goals, so you can do pages, number of books, hours spent reading, checking certain books off your list, etc. Whatever inspires you to read more!! 2y
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quietjenn
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Okay, so I'm frequently terrible with the follow through when it comes to reading challenges, but I've chosen some possibilities for #cloakanddaggerchristmas @merelybookish

merelybookish Choosing the books is the best part of a reading challenges, in my experience. 🙂 Looks like you have good options! 2y
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