The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2011
Genre: Belgians
ISBN: 0553350013

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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 a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death -- Cover.

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd
Author: Pierre Bayard,Carol Cosman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2001-07
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 156584677X

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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. Reprint.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
Author: Sophie Thomas
Publsiher: Story Grid Publishing LLC
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-05-12
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781645011347

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A murder. A master detective. A gathering of suspects. Between the covers of a book or on the big screen, is there anything more compelling than a great crime story? In the expert hands of Agatha Christie—one of the world’s bestselling novelists—every crime and every search for justice became a work of art. Story Grid Editor and writing coach Sophie B. Thomas set out to understand Christie’s genius for storytelling by dissecting her most acclaimed work, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Thomas follows beloved sleuth Hercule Poirot scene-by-scene to map the structure of Christie’s masterpiece, showing writers how the book fulfills all its readers’ expectations before ambushing them with an unexpected ending. What are the must-have moments in every mystery, and how does Christie pull them off in such an innovative way? What made the book’s narrative device so revolutionary? How does a great writer sustain narrative drive from page one to the ending payoff? Thomas brings expertise and passion for the writer’s craft to her analysis as she answers all these questions and more. All the clues are there. Are you ready to begin the investigation?

Crime Mystery

Crime   Mystery
Author: Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 232
Release: 1987
Genre: Best books
ISBN: UOM:39015022197274

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H.R.F Keating, author of The Perfect Murder and mystery reviewer for teh Times of London, offers a concise commentary on the finest mystery books ever written. From Poe's tales of mystery and imagination to P.D. James's A Taste for Death, Keating delivers a highly-readable evaluation of the 100 authors and their masterpieces. This collection is a must for all devoted mystery readers. "Something to offer almost everyone. If you are only just embarking on a life of crime fiction...a reliable guide." -The New York Times "Remarkably balanced and highly entertaining." -Library Journal "Keating, himself a mystery writer of note, has compiled a truly standout survey...This is a gold mine of lively writing, sensible insights and easy-going erudition." -The Philadelphia Inquirer "Ideal browsing fare." -Booklist

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd The Hollow Bundle

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd   The Hollow Bundle
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 628
Release: 2022-01-04
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780063225701

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TWO BESTSELLING MYSTERIES IN ONE GREAT PACKAGE! In THE MURDER OF ROGER ACROYD, 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. In THE HOLLOW, a far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirot as he arrives for lunch at Lucy Angkatell’s country house. A man lies dying by the swimming pool, his blood dripping into the water. His wife stands over him, holding a revolver. As Poirot investigates, he begins to realize that beneath the respectable surface lies a tangle of family secrets and everyone becomes a suspect.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 52
Release: 2007
Genre: Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc
ISBN: STANFORD:36105131687175

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Mrs Ferrars' husband was poisoned. Then Mrs Ferrars died of a drug overdose. Now its up to the only person who can stop another person dying. Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate and to find out who the killer is.

Black Coffee

Black Coffee
Author: Charles Osborne,Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 10
Release: 1999
Genre: Detective and mystery stories
ISBN: 9780006511373

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Sir Claud Amory's revolutionary new formula for a powerful explosive is stolen. Locking his house-guests in the library, Sir Claud switches off the lights to allow the thief to replace the formula, no questions asked. When the lights come on, he is dead, and Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings have to unravel a tangle of family feuds, old flames and suspicious foreigners to find the killer and prevent a global catastrophe.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2012
Genre: Foreign Language Study
ISBN: 0007451563

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Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners.