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Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple ?

Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple ? Why ?


  • Tommy_A_JonesTommy_A_Jones Gloucestershire, United Kingdom ✭✭✭✭✭
    That is an impossible question, some Poirot's are better than  a couple of Marples and a few Marple's are better than some Poirot's as people they are even
  • In my opinion it is Poirot. The stories involving him are typically better than those with Miss Marple and his character is so fascinating!
  • Very hard. If the question who do like best or who would you most like to meet if they were real? or whose books are best?

    I wolud choose Poirot as I've never met anyone like him! The books also have much tighter plots. The ART Deco time period attracts me more. 
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  • LeopoldoAtila LeopoldoAtila Investigator
    edited January 2014
    They're both great. Each one has a different style. Poirot has a lot of manias, he's funny in a certain way. Miss Marple is more like your grandmother, soft, smooth. I don't have a favourite. It's depends on the book.
  • SerourBSerourB Essex, United Kingdom Investigator

    I definitely vote poirot , I just love him and Suchet has been the perfect actor for poirot .


  • PamelaHardinPamelaHardin Kentucky, United States Investigator
    I am more a Poirot fan than a Miss Marple fan.  And David Suchet is absolutely the very best Poirot!
  • Sad_CypressSad_Cypress Kauno Apskritis, Lithuania Investigator
    I too am more a Poirot fan than Miss Marple. A lot of time had to pass for me to start liking Miss Marple stories.
  • Tommy_A_JonesTommy_A_Jones Gloucestershire, United Kingdom ✭✭✭✭✭
    Miss Marple got a raw deal I think, only one of her books has Characters which appear in non-Marple books and she isn't given a Side-kick, but I think I prefer her as Poirot is in too many books so you could get fed up of him but Miss Marple appears in either a little too few Books or just the right amount with only one which isn't not as good as the others but the more you have with a Character the more chance there is of a bad one but that is a matter of Opinion as to which it is.
  • StathisZavitsanosStathisZavitsanos Attiki, Greece Investigator
    I am in favor of Marple. Her cozy nature and her mind attracts me. I didn't choose Poirot because he is too scholastic
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