Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile


Agatha Christie

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M. Gastin Blondin Character Analysis

M. Gastin Blondin owns a famous London restaurant called Chez Ma Tante, where Hercule Poirot enjoys excellent service because he once helped Blondin by solving a crime that would have put him in a jam. The restaurant becomes important to the plot because it is where Poirot first witnesses Simon and Jacqueline, noting in particular how Jacqueline seems to care too much about Simon.
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M. Gastin Blondin Character Timeline in Death on the Nile

The timeline below shows where the character M. Gastin Blondin appears in Death on the Nile. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter One
Deception and Genre Expectations Theme Icon
National Identity and International Connections Theme Icon
VI. M. Gaston Blondin , owner of the famous restaurant Chez Ma Tante, avoids mingling with guests unless they’re... (full context)