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Agatha Christie

The ABC Murders

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1936

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Essay Topics

1.

In what ways does Poirot betray impatience with Hastings, and how does their unequal relationship shape the plot and the reader’s ability to guess at the solution to the central mystery?

2.

In what way is the ABC Murders a story of the search for domestic harmony?

3.

Consider the various women in the novel. How is the character of Megan Barnard distinct from her sister and from Thora Grey?

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