The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, CD-Audio Book
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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...


  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: Classic crime
  • ISBN: 9780007202058

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The grand daddy of murder mysteries!Forget the purist whims of the denoument "not being fair". How many of the readers have a personal favourites in detective fiction which they deem to be "fair", whatever that may mean?No matter how old this book is, it always seems to be continually on the list of the rookie reader - and ,lets face it, history has treated the book with much more respect than the critics who hauled the book over in 1926.