Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile


Agatha Christie

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The Nile

The Nile has long been a symbol in literature and culture, going all the way back to the civilizations of ancient Egypt when it was seen as a life-giving force that governed the agricultural seasons…

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Linnet’s pearl necklace is, on the most basic level, a signal that her character is extremely wealthy. She is seen wearing them the night she is murdered, and they are missing when her body…

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The Letter “J”

When Simon murders Linnet, he improvises at the crime scene by using Linnet’s finger to write the letter J in her blood. In this case, Simon seems to have been trying to confuse the…

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