Murder on the Orient Express - Part 2: Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapter 15 Summary

In this chapter, Poirot examines more physical evidence and simultaneously uncovers more psychological evidence.

Poirot, M. Bouc and Dr. Constantine continue their search of the passengers' luggage with that of Mr. Hardman. As the others go through the suitcase, Poirot converses about America with Hardman, commenting that while the country is admirable in many ways, the women of Europe, particularly of France or Belgium, are much more attractive. Narration describes how Hardman looks out his window, tears coming into his eyes from the white brightness of the snow as he comments that "every nation likes its own girls best." Next is Col. Arbuthnot, whose luggage contains a box of pipe cleaners of the same sort as the one found in the murdered man's room.

The next luggage to be searched is that of Princess Dragomiroff, with whom Poirot con-verses while the...

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