But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish the letter, he was stabbed to death¿
©1926 Agatha Christie; (P)2002 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK
"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." (Observer)
"A classic, the book has worthily earned its fame." (Irish Independent)
Up with the best
Kept me thinking, but not on the edge of my seat
I was shocked at the ending
Agatha Christie is always an enjoyable read
Highly recommend this audiobook to all Poirot fans. Great story read by the wonderful Hugh Fraser.
Think he does a wonderful job conveying Poirot
No - just solid old-fashioned mystery.
I didn't know this book before I listed to it and it was a pure delight. The plot was excellent but since we are talking Agatha Christie that is no surprise. The reader, Hugh Fraser, was superb and carefully defined each character well so you always knew who was speaking. The books pace was perfect and left me wanting more. Terrific stuff!
"A classic cluedo style romp"
Set within the estate of a wealthy family close to a small village, we have the makings of a classic cluedo style Agatha Christie mystery. With Meetings in the billard room, clues in the study and a cast of characters each with their own little secrets that all come together to enable the detective to solve the identity of the murderer of Roger Ackroyd. Great stuff!!!
Brilliant! Very engaging and a good mystery to solve! Well narrated and an enjoyable listen!
The book was brilliant and kept me guessing until the very end. Very highly recommended.
This is a superbly plotted story with a brilliant twist which was spoiled by some up herself arty bitch on a BBC radio celebration program marking the authors 125 the birthday. Thanks BBC! despite this I enjoyed it immensely.
"A nice winter listen"
Yes. Although this was not a favourite of mine the story is still decent and Hugh Fraser is a good narrator.
I did not find anything that interesting.
He did quite well with this story.
Not really. It is a good story on a cold night in, and will keep you occupied while doing something else, but I would not want to sit in a cinema and watch it.
"Didn't enjoy this"
I didn't enjoy this and had to force myself to finish it. Dragged out and a bit tedious, not what I hoped for
Performance by Hugh Fraser as usual very good!
The story is one of my favourites!
"The Murder of Roger Ackyrod "
Poriot retires to a country village to grow his marrows only one person knows who he really is.
one night after supper that person locks himself in his study then at 10pm the Dr arrives saying where are the police where's your master they break down the door and sitting in the chair the master is dead stabbed in the neck.
"A classic whodunit !"
Hugh Fraser does an excellent narration of this Agatha Christie story. If you don't know the story, it really is an example of a mystery that will keep you guessing until the end and even if you do know the ending - it is great fun to spot the clues that Christie puts along the way.
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