You may or may not know that we of the Andrews variety are great fans of the mystery novel in general and Agatha Christie in particular. There is rarely a time when a Poirot or a Miss Marple is not sitting on our bedside tables. And after a family outing to see Branagh's new adaption of Christie's masterpiece, Murder on the Orient Express, we thought this would be a great opportunity to bring our favorite pleasure reads to the BiblioFiles table. Today we are giving all of our little grey cells to the problem of mystery fiction!
If you haven't read Murder on the Orient Express, or if you don't want any spoilers concerning the recent adaptation, stay tuned for a warning at about 30 minutes into the show, which will be your cue to pause the podcast so that we don't ruin any of the fun for you!
–The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Sleeping Murder, and Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
–Rebecca and Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
–Bleak House, Nicholas Nickleby, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
–Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
–The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
–The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
–The Nine Tailors by Dorothy Sayers
–In The Woods by Tana French
–Murder on the Orient Express directed by Kenneth Branagh
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