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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd | [Agatha Christie]

The Murder of Roger 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. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.
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Publisher's Summary

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¿

©1926 Agatha Christie; (P)2002 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK

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"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." (Observer)
"A classic, the book has worthily earned its fame." (Irish Independent)

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    Anne Durban, South Africa 12-21-12
    Anne Durban, South Africa 12-21-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Totally unexpected ending"
    Where does The Murder of Roger Ackroyd rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Up with the best


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Kept me thinking, but not on the edge of my seat


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    I was shocked at the ending


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    Agatha Christie is always an enjoyable read

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    Mari Erskineville, Australia 05-28-12
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    Where does The Murder of Roger Ackroyd rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Highly recommend this audiobook to all Poirot fans. Great story read by the wonderful Hugh Fraser.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Classic Christie!


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    Think he does a wonderful job conveying Poirot


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    No - just solid old-fashioned mystery.


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  • Sue
    Verwood, Dorset, United Kingdom
    7/22/07
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    "Loved It"

    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!

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  • Michael
    Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    1/22/09
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    "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!!!

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