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Agatha Christie spins her most famous tale yet, a mystery that baffles even the great and powerful Hercule Poirot in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Summary of the Book

When Roger Ackroyd is found murdered, the event rocks the little English village of King’s Abbot. Ackroyd was to marry the beautiful widow Ferrars, who’d died merely a few hours before of an accidental overdose of veronal. Who murdered Roger Ackroyd, and more importantly, why? Hercule Poirot comes to the little village to find the answers, and he soon discovers that this is going to be an unusual case.

About Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was an English novelist best known for her murder mystery novels. She created several best-selling storylines centred around timeless characters such as Hercule PoirotMiss MarpleTommy and Tuppence and Parker Pyne. Some of her best-known books are Curtain: Poirot’s Last CaseAnd Then There Were None and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Series Reading Order

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This Article is Posted on 23 Apr 2015 in Entertainment Section and Books