The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

by Agatha Christie

Part of the Poirot Series

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Synopsis

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...

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Press 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

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ISBN: 9780007527526
Publication date: 26/09/2013
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007234370
Publication date: 04/09/2006
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007527526
Publication date: 26th September 2013
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Classic crime,

About 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 ...

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