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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
  

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Part of the Poirot Series
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RRP £7.99

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Synopsis

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

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. Now, 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 the letter, he was stabbed to death...

Reviews

'A classic - the book has worthily earned its fame.' Irish Independent

'The truly startling denouement is uncommonly original.' Books

'One of the landmarks of detective literature.' H.R.F. Keating, Crime & Mystery: The 100 Best Books

About the Author

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is a tribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of the plots.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th September 2013

Author

Agatha Christie

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Author's Website

www.agathachristie.com/

Publisher

Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Historical Fiction
eBook Favourites

Classic crime

ISBN

9780007527526

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