The first interactive detective story of Turkey in social media, “A Detective Story at Pera Palace” is launched on Facebook for Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah.
80th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s stay at Pera Palace many years ago and the novel “Murder on the Orient Express” known to be written following the renowned author’s visit to Istanbul inspired A Pera Palace Detective Story.
Participants agree to the application via Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah’s Facebook page and read the story, and choose between the two different endings offered at the end of each episode. The most selected ending shape the course of events in the new episode. Participants getting involved in the story at a later stage are offered to read the entire story with the relevant button on the application screen.
In the first episodes titled “Who Murdered Anna?”, Detective Pierre and Police Officer Kemal investigate the mystery of Anna, who was found dead in the hotel lobby. New characters enter the story in each episode.
Key holders representing the key to room 411 in which Agatha Christie stayed at Pera Palace will be given to every 25th user participating in the story. At the completion of the project ongoing with different stories, all episodes are planned to be collected into a book.
Please click to view the application.