Apr 20, 2021
The Big Four
Posted by Alain Paillou Wilmaury David Brawn

Monsieur Poirot and Captain Hastings embark on a round the world trip to defeat the criminal masterminds who call themselves The Big Four , in a thrilling new comic book adaptation.

  • Title: The Big Four
  • Author: Alain Paillou Wilmaury David Brawn
  • ISBN: 9780007250653
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Big Four Monsieur Poirot and Captain Hastings embark on a round the world trip to defeat the criminal masterminds who call themselves The Big Four in a thrilling new comic book adaptation

    Lisenstein

    Nunja.Ich muss gestehen, dass ich den Prosatext von Agatha Christie nicht kenne, trotzdem empfinde ich die Comic Adaption als recht misslungen Dem Macher der Adaption geht es offensichtlich lediglich darum, die Kriminalgeschichte verk rzt und in m glichst simpler Weise abzubilden, nicht darum, die Stimmung zu transportieren oder gar Spannung aufzubauen Von k nstlerischem Anspruch wage ich erst gar nicht zu sprechen Der Strich ist lieblos, f r Augen war wohl oft keine Zeit, anders kann ich mir di [...]


    Becky B

    Captain Hastings returns to England and drops in to see his old friend Poirot just as Poirot becomes involved in taking down a very powerful and secretive crime syndicate, The Four Some people don t believe The Four even exist, but the trail of bodies proves someone doesn t want Poirot snooping around and will stop at nothing to get him off the case.I don t think I ve ever read this or seen an adaptation of this Poirot story, but it is definitely one of his most exciting And what is it with dete [...]


    Manuel Moreira

    Alain Pailou s artwork in this book is pretty good and quite adequate for the subject matter, which is clearly a good thing However, the book format does a disservice to the story as the author does his best without success, one might add to cram 300 pages of Agatha Christie s original novel into a mere 46 pages.Several characters are introduced just briefly, often without previous reference or with no apparent reason to be there, and the story jumps from scene to scene too quickly.It could be a [...]


    Kathy Chung

    I did not like the original story as I felt it s a tad heavy I like Agatha Christie s normal mystery instead of international intrigue like thistoo much brown in the graphic making reading hard


    Laura

    1.5 stars The necessary abridgement of the story didn t do any favors to this already very bizarre tale from Agatha Christie The story jumps from scene to scene, and is almost completely incomprehensible.


    Bridget Martin

    Convoluted story Probably written when Dame Christie wanted to disassociate herself from Poirot Casual nationalism with strong bias against Eastern Europeans and Asians.



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