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by Agatha Christie
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 3 months ago
This novel contains all the elements of a fun mystery: a murder in a locked room, a knife from the back, a country house, a group of suspects — each of whom arouses suspicion one way or another, a cozy English village complete with gossiping busybodies, and an all-knowing detective. Just the type of...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 8 months ago
What can I say about this book that hasn´t been said before innumerable times. This is an excellent mystery, the plot is cleverly crafted and it simply is one of Christie´s best. And yet it isn´t one of my favorite mysteries by Dame Agatha and I don´t know exactly the reason for my feeling so. One...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 10 months ago
"The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd" came highly recommended as an antidote to my fairly disappointing read of the 1966 Poirot novel, "Third Girl", I'd been told that the "Murder of Roger Ackroyd" written forty years earlier when both Poirot and Christie were in their prime, would give me a taste of the r...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
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 2 years ago
That was awesome! No wonder it caused sensation when it was published.
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 3 years ago
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 3 years ago
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 A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it 3 years ago
'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...
Jennifer's BooOOOoooks
Jennifer's BooOOOoooks rated it 3 years ago
Oh my...that was so much fun. So. Much.
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 3 years ago
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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