Crime in books

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Brief introduction to the writing of Agatha Christie and a video clip from Murder on the Orient express.

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  • Crime in books

    1. 1. Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonelymansion on Soldier Island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. On the islandthey are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of theirown past lives. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts.And one by one, they start to die...
    2. 2. Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonelymansion on Soldier Island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. On the islandthey are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of theirown past lives. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts.And one by one, they start to die... And then there were none http://www.agathachristie.com/christies-work/stories/and-then-there-were-none/
    3. 3. Travelling on the Orient Express, Poirot is approached by a desperate Americannamed Ratchett. Afraid that someone plans to kill him, Ratchett asks Poirot for help.Sadly the very next day Ratchetts worst fears become reality, when he is found deadin his cabin, a victim of multiple stab wounds. With nothing but a scrap of paper to goon, Poirot must piece together Ratchett’s identity before he can establish which of hisfellow passengers murdered him.
    4. 4. Travelling on the Orient Express, Poirot is approached by a desperate Americannamed Ratchett. Afraid that someone plans to kill him, Ratchett asks Poirot for help.Sadly the very next day Ratchetts worst fears become reality, when he is found deadin his cabin, a victim of multiple stab wounds. With nothing but a scrap of paper to goon, Poirot must piece together Ratchett’s identity before he can establish which of hisfellow passengers murdered him. Murder on the Orient Express http://www.agathachristie.com/christies-work/stories/murder-on-the-orient-express/
    5. 5. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels
    6. 6. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels✤ 1890 - 1976
    7. 7. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels✤ 1890 - 1976✤ British
    8. 8. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels✤ 1890 - 1976✤ British✤ 80 books
    9. 9. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels✤ 1890 - 1976✤ British✤ 80 books✤ 4 billion copies
    10. 10. Agatha Christie- the Queen of detective novels✤ 1890 - 1976✤ British✤ 80 books✤ 4 billion copies✤ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3wG8_VCCM8

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