Death on the Nile

By Agatha Christie

Death on the Nile

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Death on the Nile

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The calmness of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway was shot across the head. She was young, beautiful and stylish, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls a fellow passenger's earlier outburst: 'I would like to put my dear l... ittle pistol against her head and just press the trigger.' Yet in this exotic setting, nothing is ever quite what it looks like..

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  • PUBLISHED BY

    Bantam books

  • PUBLISHED ON

  • ISBN

    0553119222 , 9780553119220

  • FORMAT

    Paperback

  • LANGUAGE

    English

  • NO. OF PAGES

    214

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Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

351 Pages
English

Quotes from Death on the Nile

Oh, I'm not afraid of death! What have I got to live for after all? I suppose you believe it's very wrong to kill a person who has injured you-even if they've taken away everything you had in the world?

It often seems to me that's all detective work is, wiping out your false starts and beginning again."
"Yes, it is very true, that. And it is just what some people will not do. They conceive a certain theory, and everything has to fit into that theory. If one little fact will not fit it, they throw it aside. But it is always the facts that will not fit in that are significant.

A man doesn't want to feel that a woman cares more for him than he cares for her. He doesn't want to feel owned, body and soul. It's that damned possessive attitude. This man is mine---he belongs to me! He wants to get away --- to get free. He wants to own his woman; he doesn't want her to own him.(Simon Boyle)

Fey...a Scotch word...It means the kind of exalted happiness that comes before disaster. You know--it's too good to be true.

Your not reliable. You wouldn't be at all a comfortable sort of person to live with.

They conceive a certain theory, and everything has to fit into that theory. If one little fact will not fit it, they throw it aside. But it is always the facts that will not fit in that are significant.

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