Elephants Can Remember

Elephants Can Remember

Large Print - 1992
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Harvard Law School is one of the premier law schools in the world. Every year, thousands of elite applicants try for a few hundred slots. Of the dedicated few accepted to this venerable and ultra-competitive institution, fifty-five have shared the application essays that helped them make the cut.Each essay is analyzed by the staff of the Harvard Crimson, Harvard's daily newspaper, and accompanied by no-nonsense advice on how to craft your own:Flaunt your talents...all of them. Admissions officers need to hear about the strengths that don't show up in LSAT scores or on a college transcript.Lead the pack. Demonstrate your ability to lead, organize, and inspire others.Structure your essay for maximum impact. Reveal your passion, the discipline you bring to a demanding profession, and the strength of character you possess for the challenges that lie ahead. Following on the success of the first edition of 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays, 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays, and 65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays, this book will be an invaluable resource for anyone hoping to be accepted at the law school of their choice.
Publisher: Leicester, England : Ulverscroft, 1992.
Edition: 1st large print ed.
ISBN: 9780708926574
Branch Call Number: CHRISTIE A LP
Characteristics: 351 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.


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Jun 29, 2017

This book is outstanding!!!! Although the end was very obvious and predictable, but I couldn't think who did it. Some of the characters were the same from Agatha Christie's previous novels with different names, which has bugged me a little, because I wanted to see different characters with different thoughts and personalities. It's another good book from Agatha Christie and I recommend it to her fans.
- @rahmamawlood of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

May 06, 2017

This book is wonderful and is a work of art. This is one Agatha Christie's best and most memorable books.

Feb 25, 2017

"Elephants Can Remember" is a decent, but predictable thriller and Christie has lost some of her sharp writing and surprises that her books used to have. The plot feels like a rehash of Five Little Pigs", both involve a previously unsolved crime and Poirot focusing on the testimonies of witnesses who knew the victims. Overall, "Elephants Can Remember" is one of the lesser Agatha Christie novels and a sign that Christie was losing her touch.

FW_librarian Nov 05, 2014

If you read a lot of Christie, you suspect early on where the story is leading but it still doesn't prevent you from enjoying a cleverly thought out plot and the doggedness of Poirot to get to the truth about a young woman's inquiry whether her father killed her mother before he committed suicide or if it was the other way around.

Oct 28, 2014

Excellent book really made me think

EuSei Aug 20, 2014

This is the worse of Mrs. Christie’s book I have read—and I love her books. Three or four chapters through the book I started wondering if Agatha Christie wrote it during a period of crisis in her life; or maybe she was considering quitting writing or was tired of Hercule Poirot… (Conan Doyle comes to mind!) I wonder what was going on in her life at that specific time. The dialogues are endlessly long and often times boring, repetitive, wooden. Poirot has very little of his charm—it comes back spasmodically, erratically. And the constant reference to elephants drove me nuts! Ariadne is the same from other books, but just way more long dialogues to her—more like monologues—when Poirot just injects a few monosyllables. It was relatively easy to extricate the plot at one point, but it was quite intelligent nevertheless. Patron “BrickBook” will forgive me, but this book is not about an elderly mystery writer with memory problems; there is more to it.

Jul 29, 2014

another excellent Christie novel. a great read.

crankylibrarian Sep 19, 2011

Lame. The only Agatha Christie I ever figured out halfway through.


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