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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
Category:
Classics, Mystery
Series: Hercule Poirot (#4)
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
The house next door, The Larches, has recently been taken by a stranger. To Caroline’s extreme annoyance, she has not been able to find out anything about him, except that he is a foreigner. The Intelligence Corps has proved a broken reed. Presumably the man has milk and vegetables and joints of mea...
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.
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
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...
The Bookish Corner
The Bookish Corner rated it
5.0 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Rating: 5 StarsThis was my first Hercule Poirot novel I read when I first got into Agatha Christie, 5 years ago. Actually it was my mom who recommended it to me. Anyway...I loved this book and I totally fell in love with Mr. Poirot's style for detecting."Always trust the little gray cells!"The end...
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 ne...
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