The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Publish date: 2002
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#4)
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...
That was awesome! No wonder it caused sensation when it was published.
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...
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...
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...
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