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Ordeal by Innocence - Agatha Christie
Ordeal by Innocence
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While serving a sentence for killing his mother - a crime he insisted he didn't commit - Jacko Argyle dies in prison. Two years later, the man who could have supported Jacko's alibi suddenly turns up. It appears that Jacko was innocent... and that the murderer is part of the surviving family.
While serving a sentence for killing his mother - a crime he insisted he didn't commit - Jacko Argyle dies in prison. Two years later, the man who could have supported Jacko's alibi suddenly turns up. It appears that Jacko was innocent... and that the murderer is part of the surviving family.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062884732
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 269
Edition language: English
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Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
4.5 Ordeal by Innocence
I really enjoyed this one a lot. I had it narrowed down to a couple of people who I thought could be the guilty party, and turns out the killer ended up being one of the people I suspected all along, but in true Christie fashion, there was a twist thrown in there that I didn't quite figure out.
Issa Bacsa's Bookshelf
Issa Bacsa's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 Ordeal By Innocence by Agatha Christie
Ordeal By Innocence, the 1958 novel of Agatha Christie, is the first book I’ve read among Christie’s long list of novels.
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Ordeal by Innocence
‘All right. It’s your say so–and you’re sticking to it. Jacko didn’t kill her. Very well then–who did kill her? You haven’t thought about that one, have you? Think about it now. Think about it–and then you’ll begin to see what you’re doing to us all…’ I've been reading away on my Agatha Christie pr...
Moonlight Snowfall
Moonlight Snowfall rated it
4.0 A stand-alone
Through this Christie reread, I've discovered that some of my favorite books are the ones where she abandons the fussy, arrogant Poirot and the cotton-wool-over-steel Miss Marple for a one-or-two-off character study of a murder. Crooked House, And Then There Were None, Towards Zero, Endless Night ha...
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
3.5 Ordeal by Innocence
Enjoyed this mystery by Agatha Christie even though I found the murder rather far-fetched. I couldn't determine how Dr. Calgary figured out the murderer since he didn't even have all the clues the reader had! I did like the idea that murders should be solved in order to help the innocent suspects. I...
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