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Tannat

Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners
Therese Oneill
Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Audio)
Agatha Christie, Dan Stevens
Progress: 83/397minutes
The Last Alchemist in Paris: & Other Curious Tales from Chemistry
Lars Ohrstrom
Progress: 90/226pages
Monstrous Little Voices: New Tales From Shakespeare's Fantasy World
Adrian Tchaikovsky, Kate Heartfield, Foz Meadows, Emma Newman, Jonathan Barnes
Within the Hollow Crown: A Valiant King's Struggle to Save His Country, His Dynasty, and His Love
Margaret Campbell Barnes
Progress: 12/333pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
Boneshaker
Cherie Priest
Progress: 18%
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie

Hallowe'en Party - Agatha Christie

Series: Hercule Poirot #36

 

This was a really mediocre Poirot. I suppose the underlying mystery was somewhat interesting, but it was buried under a whole lot of musings on how degenerate the youth of the day are and how many mentally disturbed people are running around free in present day society (1969). It was all just rather weird, and Poirot was only recognizable by his moustaches not by his reasoning or other little quirks.

 

I’m counting this for the “Set on Halloween” square for the Halloween Bingo.