Special Sub-Topic: Christie's Colorful Characters
|A very arrogant French detective. He makes a wager with Poirot about who can solve the case first. Who is this person?|
Giraud. Giraud appears in "Murder on the Links". He makes a wager with Poirot. This is that whoever solves the case first will have to pay the other a certain amount of money. In the film version, however, the wager is changed. If Poirot solves it first, he will have Giraud's trademark, his pipe. If Giraud solves it first, Poirot will have to shave his moustache.
|One of the most mysterious characters Agatha Christie ever wrote about. He has many cases with Mr. Satterwaithe. He also has his own short story collection. He is the title character of this collection.|
Mr. Harley Quin. His short story collection is entitled "The Mysterious Mr. Quin".
|A "little, dark ferret-faced man." He assists Poirot in many cases. He sometimes refers to Poirot as "Moosier Poirot". Who is this person?
Chief Inspector James Japp. Chief Inspector Japp appears in 8 novels including "The ABC Murders", "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe", "Lord Edgware Dies", and "The Mysterious Affair at Styles". He also appears in numerous short stories.
|"A big, square, wooden-faced man". He appears with Poirot in one case along with three other detectives. He works hard for Scotland Yard. His daughter played an important part in "Towards Zero". Who is this person?|
Superintendent Battle. Superintendent Battle appears in "Cards on the Table", "Towards Zero", "The Seven Dials Mystery", and "Murder is Easy".
|A person considered by Hercule Poirot to be "a man of method". He is the husband of the victim in Poirot's first case. Who is this person?|
Mr. Alfred Inglethorp. He appears in "The Mysterious Affair at Styles". It is eventually revealed that he murdered his wife Emily.
|An odious woman who rules her family and tortures them psychologically. She is eventually poisoned to death. Who is this person?|
Mrs. Boynton. She appears in "Appointment with Death".
|An inspector who dislikes Miss Marple enormously and does not hide the fact. He appears in "Murder at the Vicarage", "The Body in the Library", and two short stories. Who is this person?|
Inspector Slack. Inspector Slack is played by David Horovitch in the "Miss Marple" TV series.
|Who does Hercule Poirot describe as having no imagination at all?|
Georges. Georges is Poirot's valet and appears in several cases with him including "Murder on the Links", "The Underdog", and "Elephants Can Remember".
|This woman had associations with Hercule Poirot, Mr. Parker Pyne, and Mark Easterbrook.|
Mrs. Oliver. Mrs. Oliver is a mystery writer. Christie took many of her own feelings and incorporated them into this character.
|The rich woman who "has everything". She appears in "Death on the Nile."|
Linnet Doyle/Ridgeway. She is shot to death in "Death on the Nile".
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