The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062986147
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“Agatha Christie’s indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brought together generations of readers—a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape.”—Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels In this official edition featuring exclusive content from the Queen of Mystery, Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, which was also voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the “Best Crime Novel of all Time.” 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. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose. However, the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information, but before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death. Luckily one of Roger’s friends and the newest resident to retire to this normally quiet village takes over—none other than Monsieur Hercule Poirot . . . Not only beloved by generations of readers, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd was one of Agatha Christie’s own favorite works—a brilliant whodunit that firmly established the author’s reputation as the Queen of Mystery.

The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd Poirot

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007422547
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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.

The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd By Agatha Christie Book Analysis

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ISBN: 2808017200
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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie, in which the celebrated Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is forced out of retirement to investigate the murder of a wealthy industrialist. He soon comes to realise that in this case, appearances are deceptive and everyone is hiding something. His brilliant deductions eventually lead him to unmask the murderer in a shocking twist that has stunned generations of readers. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is the third novel featuring Poirot and is one of Agatha Christie’s best-known works, with the British Crime Writers' Association voting it the best crime novel ever written. Find out everything you need to know about The Murder of Roger Ackroyd in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Murder In Mesopotamia

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579126919
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Hercule Poirot is summoned to solve a case involving the murder of a seductive woman accompanying a scientific party investigating the secrets of ancient Babylon.

The Detective Novels Of Agatha Christie

Author: James Zemboy
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476665958
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“thoughtful and entertaining...highly useful...achieves its goal”—Booklist “may be the most thorough guide to the 60 novels published between 1920 and 1976...provides thoughtful and helpful commentary”—ARBA “a very worthwhile book for...a good encyclopedic introduction to the world of this most prolific and well loved crime author”--Reference Reviews “excellent”--GAdetection “the writing is lively, the author’s enthusiasm infectious”--Mystery Scene The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie's 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel's geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story. A concise plot summary and comprehensive character listing follow, and each novel is discussed within Christie's overall body of work, with an emphasis on the development of themes, narrative technique, and characters over the course of her prolific career. An appendix translates Poirot's French and defines the British idiomatic words and phrases that give Christie's novels so much of their flavor.

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd

Author: Pierre Bayard
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781565845794
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A French psychoanalyst and literary scholar offers a dramatic re-reading of Agatha Christie's classic novel, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, challenging Hercule Poirot's conclusions about the identity of the killer and presenting a startling new solution to the crime.

Murder On The Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425200452
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On a three-day journey through the snowbound Balkan hills, Hercule Poirot must weed through an array of international suspects to find the passenger who murdered a gangster on the Orient Express.

A Poirot Quintet

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780002316453
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Agatha Christie

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Avenel
ISBN: 9780517035825
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A collection of novels by renowned mystery author Agatha Christie.