History Literature / CatAmongThePigeons

23rd Jan '17 2:37:34 PM yisfidri
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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is already reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer felt the challenge and thrills of running a school.
22nd Jan '17 12:47:01 AM yisfidri
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In 2008, ITV adapted the story for ''{{Series/Poirot}}''.

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In 2008, ITV adapted the story for ''{{Series/Poirot}}''.
the eleventh season of ''{{Series/Poirot}}''. Tropes concerning the adaptation are listed on the series page.
21st Jan '17 10:20:03 AM yisfidri
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In 2008, ITV adapted the story for ''{{Series/Poirot}}''.



* AdaptationalVillainy: In the book Miss Springer is a comparatively innocuous character; in the ''{{Series/Poirot}}'' adaptation, she becomes a nasty sadist and an AssholeVictim.



* AscendedExtra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until the final third of the story. In the TV adaptation, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.



* NeverOneMurder: [[spoiler:Three murders are committed by two people with entirely different motives. In the ''Poirot'' adaptation, however, it was two murders; the murder of Miss Vansittart is replaced by the attempted murder of Miss Rich by Miss Chadwick.]]

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* NeverOneMurder: [[spoiler:Three murders are committed by two people with entirely different motives. In the ''Poirot'' adaptation, however, it was two murders; the murder of Miss Vansittart is replaced by the attempted murder of Miss Rich by Miss Chadwick.]]



* SparedByTheAdaptation: Miss Rich (who took on Miss Vanistart's role of the second victim) did not die after being attacked from behind. Likewise, [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] survives after taking the bullet for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].
1st Sep '16 8:13:50 PM justanid
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'''''Cat Among the Pigeons''''' is a 1959 mystery novel by Creator/AgathaChristie.

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'''''Cat [[quoteright:200:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/poirot__cat_among_the_pigeons_1e.jpg]]
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''Cat
Among the Pigeons''''' Pigeons'' is a 1959 mystery novel by Creator/AgathaChristie.Creator/AgathaChristie, featuring detective Literature/HerculePoirot.



!!''Cat Among the Pigeons'' contains examples of the following tropes:

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!!''Cat Among the Pigeons'' contains ----
!!This novel provides
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%%* SternTeacher: Miss Bulstrode.

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%%* SternTeacher: Miss Bulstrode.Bulstrode.
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14th Jul '16 10:56:40 PM Adept
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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is an old lady who is reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer felt the challenge and thrills of running a school.

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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is an old lady who is already reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer felt the challenge and thrills of running a school.
14th Jul '16 1:20:49 AM Adept
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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is an old lady who is reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer feels the challenge and thrills of running a school.

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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is an old lady who is reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer feels felt the challenge and thrills of running a school.



* SparedInTheAdaptation: Miss Rich (who took on Miss Vanistart's role of the second victim) did not die after being attacked from behind. Likewise, [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] survives after taking the bullet for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].

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* SparedInTheAdaptation: SparedByTheAdaptation: Miss Rich (who took on Miss Vanistart's role of the second victim) did not die after being attacked from behind. Likewise, [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] survives after taking the bullet for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].
14th Jul '16 1:19:42 AM Adept
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* AgeLift: Honoria Bulstrode is an old lady who is reaching her retirement age in the books. In the TV version, she's still a relatively young woman who wanted to retire because she no longer feels the challenge and thrills of running a school.



* BoardingSchool

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* SternTeacher: Miss Bulstrode.
* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] does it for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].

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* SternTeacher: SparedInTheAdaptation: Miss Bulstrode.
* TakingTheBullet:
Rich (who took on Miss Vanistart's role of the second victim) did not die after being attacked from behind. Likewise, [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] does it survives after taking the bullet for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].Bulstrode]].
%%* SternTeacher: Miss Bulstrode.
7th Jul '16 8:51:50 PM Adept
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* AscendedExtra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until a student discovered an important secret after the second murder, and went to him for consultation. In the TV series, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.
* {{Blackmail}}: [[spoiler:Miss Blanche. It gets her killed, just like all of Christie's other blackmailers.]]

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* AscendedExtra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until a student discovered an important secret after the second murder, and went to him for consultation. final third of the story. In the TV series, adaptation, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.
* {{Blackmail}}: [[spoiler:Miss Blanche. It Blanche]] knew the identity of Miss Springer's killer and attempted to blackmail them. Unsurprisingly, this only gets her killed, just like all of Christie's other blackmailers.]] killed.
7th Jul '16 7:03:11 PM Adept
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* AscendedExra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until a student discovered an important secret after the second murder, and went to him for consultation. In the TV series, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.

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* AscendedExra: AscendedExtra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until a student discovered an important secret after the second murder, and went to him for consultation. In the TV series, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.
7th Jul '16 6:59:58 PM Adept
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* AscendedExra: In an odd fashion, Poirot himself. In the books, he's mostly a secondary character who doesn't become involved in the case until a student discovered an important secret after the second murder, and went to him for consultation. In the TV series, he's an old friend of Miss Bullstrode, whom the headmistress had invited in the beginning of the semester to help her choose a suitable successor for her.



* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] does it for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].

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* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:Miss Chadwick]] does it for [[spoiler:Miss Bulstrode]].
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