Monday, December 1, 2014

Six of the best fictional mustaches

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Ginni Chen tagged six of the greatest fictional mustaches, including:
Hercule Poirot (Murder On the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie)

The protagonist of 33 Agatha Christie novels and countless short stories, Hercule Poirot’s fame as the master of mysteries is rivaled only by that of his mustache. The Belgian detective’s lip parka is “very stiff and military. Even if everything on his face was covered, the tips of moustache and the pink-tipped nose would be visible.” One can’t think of this fastidious little Belgian without imagining his meticulously groomed facial hair first.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Murder On the Orient Express is one of the Telegraph's 110 best books.

--Marshal Zeringue