Murder on the Orient Express Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Part 1: Chapters 1, 2 and 3

* Famous detective Hercule Poirot waits to board a train in Syria.

* Poirot witnesses strange encounters between Miss Debenham and Colonel Arbuthnot .

* Poirot is called back to England and books a trip on the Orient Express.

* M. Bouc uses his influence to get a first class berth for Poirot.

* Poirot meets the main characters, including Ratchett who tries to hire Poirot for protection.

* Poirot refuses because he does not like Ratchett's face.

Part 1: Chapters 4 and 5

* The train stops in Belgrade to take on another car

* Poirot is moved to a berth beside Ratchett who is annoyed

* MacQueen acts strangely when he realizes Poirot is not leaving the train

* Mrs. Hubbard tells Poirot she has a bad feeling about Ratchett

* A disturbance wakes Poirot

* Ratchett has been murdered

Part 1: Chapters 6, 7 and 8

* Poirot questions MacQueen about his relationship with Ratchett

* MacQueen details job duties including his job as...

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