Le meurtre de Roger Ackroyd
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 2nd 2007
Publisher: Le Livre de poche
Edition language: French
Series: Hercule Poirot (#4)
That was awesome! No wonder it caused sensation when it was published.
In brief: What fun! I expect The Queen of Mystery to be great, but I was surprised about how much I enjoyed this one. I've read a Christie standalone and a couple of Miss Marple's but this was my first Poirot. This one had some humor that made me chuckle, Poirot was a bit more charming than Marple...
In the village of King's Abbot, a widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secret affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study--but not before receiving a letter ide...
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a classic country house mystery with nervous servants, untrustworthy relatives and hangers-on, and a nearby village bustling with gossip and opinions. Our narrator is the local Doctor who introduces the principal residents, including his sister who operates as the nerv...
Oh my...that was so much fun. So. Much.