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Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot is one of Agatha Christie's greatest detectives. He is a Belgian, often mistaken for being French. She chose the Belgian nationality because of the time in which the book was written, 1936, during a time when Germany invaded Belgium and England was allies with the country. This also explains why Poirot is now living and working in England rather than in his home country. Poirot is a small man, very precise in every aspect of his life and character. He is neat, has a moustache of which he is very proud, and jet-black hair that is always perfectly in place. His manners are above reproach, and his mannerisms are European. There are some who find him to be affected, and dislike that about him. Others who have had the opportunity to experience his mind find him to be fantastically brilliant when it comes to solving crime...

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