Murder On The Orient Express Spiked Agatha Christie Book Sales With One Simple Line

Just as Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green had planned, and to which Branagh had spoken about when touring for Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile was primed to become the next Poirot mystery on the tracks. It was a subject that came up in conversation between myself and James Prichard, Agatha Christie’s great-grandson and the CEO/Chairman of Agatha Christie Limited, as we had an opportunity to talk while I was visiting the set of this latest film, on behalf of CinemaBlend. In his own words, that big callout during the finale lead to a pretty spectacular boost in print sales. Which, as you’ll read for yourself, absolutely pleases Prichard to no end:

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