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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery - Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery
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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. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal... show more
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. Then, 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 reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062073563 (0062073567)
ASIN: 62073567
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#4)
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4.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
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...
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4.5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd / Agatha Christie
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...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
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4.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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...
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5.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Oh my...that was so much fun. So. Much.
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
About halfway through I figured out who did it. I´m super excited. Nonetheless I´m a bit disappointed by the ending, because [spoiler] I really liked the murderer. [/spoiler] But then, it´s been so nice to revisit Poirot, who is as odd, brilliant and eccentric as ever: "Hercule Poirot does ...
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