The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie Reviews
Description:ISBN 0006167926 / Author: Agatha Christie / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Roger Ackroyd knew the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first ... more
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie ... husband, and he also suspected someone was blackmailing her. Now she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. The evening post however brought Roger one vital scrap of information, unfortunately he was stabbed to death before he could finish a letter.
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by - written on 06/02/09 (Very useful, 45 readings)
Published in 1926 "The Murder of Roger Acroyd" has long been considered to be Christie's masterpiece, taking the reader through a narrative that captivates and surprises throughout. Poirot is brought out of retirement (his wish to grow vegetable marrows being a nod towards Holmes' desire to keep bees) when a prominent man in the village, Roger Acroyd, is murdered. Roger Acroyd was stabbed after he took possession of a letter written to him by a woman named Mrs Ferrars, who committed suicide earlier that day and who Acroyd was in love with. Assisted by Poirot's neighbour, a doctor who was friends with Acroyd and who was called to confirm death when the body ... Read the complete review
by - written on 13/08/08, updated on 18/08/08 (Very useful, 106 readings)
I must confess that i am a die hard fan of Agatha Christie ..i have read most of her novels many times over...keep reading them again and again knowing fully well who the culprit is, i enjoy her style of writing, the descriptions about the English village life, the gossip everything... ABOUT THE AUTHOR AGATHA CHRISTIE((15 September 1890 - 12 January 1976) Agatha Christie was born in Torquay(Devon).Having lost her father at a young age, her mother encouraged her to develop an interest in writing.She was encouraged to write short stories by her neighbor Eden Philpotts, upon whose advise and help, she successfully published a book of ... Read the complete review
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