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Murder on the Orient Express | Study Guide

Agatha Christie

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Overview

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Author

Agatha Christie

Year Published

1934

Type

Novel

Genre

Fiction, Mystery

Perspective and Narrator

Murder on the Orient Express is narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator. The narrator primarily concentrates on describing events but occasionally focuses on the characters' thoughts and behavior, especially those of the main character, Hercule Poirot.

Tense

Murder on the Orient Express is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Murder on the Orient Express tells the reader what to expect: it describes the crime—a murder—and where it took place—on the Orient Express, a famous train that traveled across Europe between England and Istanbul, Turkey.

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