The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Poirot (Paperback)Agatha Christie (author)
Boasting one of the most audacious twists in crime fiction history, this legendary entry in the Christie canon finds Poirot investigating a thorny saga of betrayal, blackmail and murder.
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.
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...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
‘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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