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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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Considered to be one of Agatha Christie’s most controversial mysteries, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd breaks all the rules of traditional mystery writing. A widow’s suicide has stirred rumors of blackmail, and of a secret lover named Roger Ackroyd, who was found stabbed to death in his study. The... show more
Considered to be one of Agatha Christie’s most controversial mysteries, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd breaks all the rules of traditional mystery writing. A widow’s suicide has stirred rumors of blackmail, and of a secret lover named Roger Ackroyd, who was found stabbed to death in his study. The case is so unconventional that not even crack detective Hercule Poirot has a clue as to how to solve it.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781579126278 (1579126278)
ASIN: 1579126278
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#4)
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.5 Hah!
That was awesome! No wonder it caused sensation when it was published.
Book Cupidity
Book Cupidity rated it
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...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
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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Jennifer's Books rated it
5.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Oh my...that was so much fun. So. Much.
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