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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: a Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hardcover)
The only person who can unravel the terrible events in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is Hercule Poirot. He sets about, in his usual meticulous and eccentric way, to uncover the truth.
Complete and unabridged. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features an introduction by Barry Forshaw.
In an English village, a young widow, Mrs Ferrars is found dead; she has taken her own life. Roger Ackroyd confides to his friend, Dr James Shepherd, who is the narrator of the book, that he was planning to marry Mrs Ferrars. But before her death he discovered that she had a dark secret; she killed her own husband and now someone is blackmailing her. Then, just as Ackroyd is about to find out the identity of the blackmailer, he’s murdered.
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature-Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple-and author of The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre. Christie was born in Torquay, Devon in 1890. She died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.