The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Score: 4.5
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author: Agatha Christie
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: British Detectives
  • File Size: 6270297 Bytes


Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer Ackroyd.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. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose.However the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information, but before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death. Luckily one of Roger’s friends and the newest resident to retire to this normally quiet village takes over—none other than Monsieur Hercule Poirot....

The Murder  of  Roger Ackroyd
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author: Agatha Christie
  • Release Date : 2019-05-17
  • Genre: Short Stories
  • File Size: 3064459 Bytes


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a work of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in June 1926 in the United Kingdom by William Collins, Sons and in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company on 19 June 1926. It is the third novel to feature Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. Poirot retires to a village near the home of a friend he met in London, Roger Ackroyd, who agrees to keep him anonymous, as he pursues his retirement project of perfecting vegetable marrows. He is not long at this pursuit when his friend is murdered. Ackroyd's niece calls Poirot in to ensure that the guilt does not fall on Ackroyd's stepson; Poirot promises to find the truth, which she accepts. The novel was initially well-received, remarked for t...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061763403


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time" Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer Ackroyd. 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. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose. However the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information, but before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death. Luckily one of Roger’s friends and the newest resident to retire to this normally quiet village takes over—none other than Monsieur Hercule Poirot....

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Score: 4
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062986146


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

“Agatha Christie’s indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brought together generations of readers—a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape.”—Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels In this official edition featuring exclusive content from the Queen of Mystery, Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, which was also voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the “Best Crime Novel of all Time.” Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone ha...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062073563


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

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. Then, 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 reading the letter, he was stabbed to death....

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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From 2 Ratings

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105131687175


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

Mrs Ferrars' husband was poisoned. Then Mrs Ferrars died of a drug overdose. Now its up to the only person who can stop another person dying. Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate and to find out who the killer is....

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005-05-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0007202059


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

At the end of Agatha Christie's classic detective novel, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Hercule Poirot declares with a customary late flourish that the murderer is none other than the book's narrator. But the narrator is, by definition, suspect. So who can we believe?...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Detective and mystery stories
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007234370


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

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! To mark the 80th anniversary of Hercule Poirot's first appearance, and to celebrate his renewed fortunes as a primetime television star, this collection of facsimile first editions will be the perfect way to enjoy these books in their original form - 15 novels and one short story collection. Reproducing the original typesetting and formats of the first editions from t...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie  Book Analysis

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie Book Analysis


  • Author : Bright Summaries
  • Publisher : BrightSummaries.com
  • Release Date : 2019-04-03
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9782808017206


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie Book Analysis Book Description :

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie, in which the celebrated Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is forced out of retirement to investigate the murder of a wealthy industrialist. He soon comes to realise that in this case, appearances are deceptive and everyone is hiding something. His brilliant deductions eventually lead him to unmask the murderer in a shocking twist that has stunned generations of readers. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is the third novel featuring Poirot and is one of Agatha Christie’s best-known works, with the British Crime Writers' Association voting it t...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd  Poirot
Score: 4
From 115 Ratings

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Poirot


  • Author : Agatha Christie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2010-10-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007422548


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Poirot Book Description :

Agatha Christie’s most daring crime mystery - an early and particularly brilliant outing of Hercule Poirot, ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’, with its legendary twist, changed the detective fiction genre for ever....

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd


  • Author : Pierre Bayard
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Detective and mystery stories
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1841154911


Who Killed Roger Ackroyd Book Description :

When Agatha Christie published her masterpiece The Murder of Roger Ackroyd she confounded the conventions of the detective story by making her narrator, Dr Sheppard, the killer: every event in the novel is seen through Sheppard's eyes. But when faced by Hercule Poirot in a typically grandstanding finale, Sheppard reacts to Poirot's solution of the crime with astonishment, and with good cause: the punctilious Beligian detective's explanation is as motiveless as it is impractical. This is the starting point in Pierre Bayard's clever, affectionate tribute to the Queen of Crime. Bayard asks the question: might Poirot have got it wrong? And if so, why might he have been mistaken? Did Christie herself understand the ending of her own book or was she too be...