The murder of Roger Ackroyd
Level 6.3, 11 Points
|Grouped Work ID||48a358ce-bdd6-e56e-8d6d-97f5c8567d89|
|Grouping Title||murder of roger ackroyd|
|Grouping Author||christie agatha|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-02-19 12:50:11PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-02-19 12:50:48PM|
|author||Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.|
|detailed_location_arlington||Aurora Hills Detectives|
Voted by the British Crime Writers' Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"
Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie's ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer 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. 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.
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|series||Hercule Poirot mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Hercule Poirot mysteries|3|
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery stories|
Murder -- Fiction
Poirot, Hercule -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Private investigators -- England -- Fiction
Senior detectives -- Fiction
|title_display||The murder of Roger Ackroyd|
|title_full||The Murder of Roger Ackroyd|
The murder of Roger Ackroyd / Agatha Christie
The murder of Roger Ackroyd / by Agatha Christie
|title_short||The murder of Roger Ackroyd|