Murder on the Orient Express Additional Summary

Agatha Christie


(Critical Survey of Literature for Students)

Arnold, Jane. “Detecting Social History: Jews in the Works of Agatha Christie.” Jewish Social Studies 49, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn, 1987): 275-282. Christie’s novels are not character driven, and they are often criticized for their lack of character development and for often reverting to stereotypes. Christie wrote works of entertainment and discouraged scholarly study of her work, yet her writing is nonetheless open to study. Twenty-three Jewish characters appear in her stories, including Murder on the Orient Express.

Bunson, Matthew. The Complete Christie: An Agatha Christie Encyclopedia. New York: Pocket Books, 2001. A comprehensive reference volume...

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