The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073563, 286pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Description

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew thatthe woman he loved had poisoned her brutal firsthusband. He suspected also that someone had beenblackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news thatshe had taken her own life with a drug overdose.

But the evening post brought Roger one last fatalscrap of information. Unfortunately, before he couldfinish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.



Praise For The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

“A classic—the book has worthily earned its fame.”
-Irish Independent (Ireland)

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

“Agatha Christie had a mind like a mousetrap and taught me, in novels like The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, the pleasure of literary surprise.”
-William Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage Historical AdventuresWilliam Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage Historical AdventuresWilliam Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage