The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 26/09/2013
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Synopsis

Agatha Christie's most daring crime mystery - an early and particularly brilliant outing of Hercule Poirot, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, with its legendary twist, changed the detective fiction genre for ever. Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish the letter, he was stabbed to death...

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780007527526
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 220g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Genius!
It's taken me hundreds of years to read this classic but what a fun time I had with this! Oh there are NO spoilers here except to say I was applauding Agat... READ MORE
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My first Agatha Christie
Thoroughly enjoyable almost 100 years after it was written. Jaw dropping conclusion
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