Murder on the Orient Express
by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Number Twelve
Let's review: there are twelve stab wounds on the victim and twelve people on the jury. A coincidence, dear Shmooper? We think not. Take it from Poirot:"I remembered a remark of Colonel Arbuthnot's...
The Simplon Orient Express moves across the European continent, and as it does, it acts as a kind of courtroom that's not tied to any specific country or place, but rather to all places. It's a pla...