Murder on Orient Expressby Agatha Christie"Murder on the Orient Express" Novel (1934)Murder on The Orient Express, written in 1934, is considered a Golden Age, between-the wars, or classic mystery novel. Christie's novels accurately portray the life of upper-middle class, British men and women of this period.
A pre-reading activity. It works with Agatha Christie's biography and quick introduction to the book
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The classic detective film returns to the cinemas in a new version. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, master detective Hercule Poirot, played by Branagh himself, solves the mystery of the murder on the luxury train.
Agatha Christie is the grand dame of the British murder mystery genre. During her lifetime she penned 66 works of detective fiction, nearly all of them whodunit plots with bloody knives, poison pens, and smoking guns galore. Whether on a remote island or a posh steam engine, Christie's fiction deals in death. The result? She's sold more than two billion copies of her books.
A teacherâ€™s guide to teaching Murder on the Orient Express, full of standards-based activities designed to interest your students.