Reading progress update: I've read 40 out of 228 pages.

The Big Four - Agatha Christie

‘Damned ingenious!’ cried Ingles approvingly.

‘Yes, he is clever, Number Four.’

‘As clever as Hercule Poirot?’ I murmured.

My friend threw me a glance of dignified reproach. ‘There are some jests that you should not permit yourself, Hastings,’ he said sententiously. 

Gee, Poirot really does not cut his friend any slack.