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  • I think this is one of the saddest books Mrs

    • by LP Jardine

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      “Elephants can Remember” is a mystery written by Agatha Christie.

      This book opens with novelist Ariadne Oliver being approached at a literary luncheon by a woman who wants to know if Ariadne’s god daughters mother killed her father or her father killed her mother.

      This crime had taken place many years


      Mrs. Oliver enlists the help of Hercule Poirot, who is an old friend of hers.

      The saying Elephants can remember becomes the theme of the book because Mrs. Oliver says and hears it so much.

      Celia Ravenscroft, who is Mrs. Oliver’s goddaughter does indeed want to know which happened or if ...

      • indeed someone else committed the crime.

        With Poirot helping Mrs. Oliver sets out to solve the mystery. They are surprised how many people remembered so much from the time of the crime.

        The end reveals in Poirots flamboyant fashion the answer to the 20 year old mystery, as he unveils a sad


        Agatha Christie is an excellent storyteller and knows how to keep you interested. If you like mysteries usually you can’t miss with an Agatha Christie novel.

        I think this is one of the saddest books Mrs. Christie wrote. You can actually feel sympathy for and understand why the Ravenscroft’s did what was done.

    tuliy says :

    re : I think this is one of the saddest books Mrs
    agatha christie is the best

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