This novel was okay. I did not hate it, but I did not think it was a credit to Agatha Chistie or a particularly great mystery. Poirot is not quite Poirot. The character felt a bit forced, but I could overlook that. I had more issues with Detective Catchpool who is insecure, inept and I suspect, deeply repressed in some way. I found the character a very poor narrator and simply annoying. He never spoke…