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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Collins English Readers) epub

by Agatha Christie


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Collins English Readers) epub

ISBN: 0007451563

ISBN13: 978-0007451562

Author: Agatha Christie

Category: Thriller and Mystery

Subcategory: Mystery

Language: English

Publisher: HarperCollins UK (February 1, 2012)

Pages: 112 pages

ePUB book: 1467 kb

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Roger Ackroyd is found dead in a locked room, stabbed with an antique dagger. Agatha Christie had a mind like a mousetrap and taught me, in novels like The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, the pleasure of literary surprise

Roger Ackroyd is found dead in a locked room, stabbed with an antique dagger. A number of people have a motive to murder him. The local police are puzzled. Agatha Christie had a mind like a mousetrap and taught me, in novels like The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, the pleasure of literary surprise. -William Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage Historical AdventuresWilliam Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage Historical AdventuresWilliam Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author of the Ethan Gage.

It is a masterpiece by Agatha Christie

It is a masterpiece by Agatha Christie. This detective story made her famous in 1926. You can also DOWNLOAD the full book The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (in the original). For those who learn English, we present the story The Murder of Roger Ackroyd in the adapted version with tasks (for the pre-intermediate level). The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (in English, in the original).

The story begins the day before Roger Ackroyd’s murder, with the death of a prominent townswoman, Mrs .

The story begins the day before Roger Ackroyd’s murder, with the death of a prominent townswoman, Mrs Ferrars. When Sheppard reports the death to Caroline, she rightly infers that it was not an accident but suicide based on remorse; she has believed all along that Mrs Ferrars poisoned her late husband. While dining at Fernly Park that evening, the doctor learns from Ackroyd that his sister’s surmises are correct.

Chapter fourteen - Mrs Ackroyd. Chapter fifteen - Geoffrey Raymond. Chapter seventeen - Flora Ackroyd. Chapter eighteen - An Untruth. Chapter nineteen - In The Newspaper. Chapter sixteen - Parker. Chapter twenty - Ursula's Story. Chapter twenty one - Poirot's Little Reunion. Chapter twenty two - Ralph Paton's Story. Chapter twenty three - The Whole Truth.

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Yes,' I said, thinking how strangely he spoke English. I know that feeling well. I have always wanted to travel, to see the world.

txt 132 Кб. Chapter one. Dr Sheppard At The Breakfast Table. Before that, the whole village had confidently expected Ackroyd to marry his housekeeper, Miss Russell. At the same time, his widowed sister-in-law, Mrs Cecil Ackroyd, with her daughter, came to stay with Ackroyd - and she certainly disapproved of him marrying his housekeeper. I went on my round, my thoughts returning to Mrs Ferrars' death. I had last seen her only yesterday, walking with Ralph Paton. Yes,' I said, thinking how strangely he spoke English.

Agatha Christie - Murder Of Roger Ackroyd. Agatha Christie - The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd. A simple straightforward English girl - I may be oldfashioned, but I think the genuine article takes a lot of beating. CHAPTER 1 Dr Sheppard at the Breakfast Table. Mrs Ferrars died on the night of the 1 6th1 7th September - a Thursday. Flora joined me by the silver table, and expressed heretical doubts as to King Charles I ever having worn the baby shoe. And anyway,' continued Miss Flora, 'all this making a fuss about things because someone wore or used them seems to me all nonsense.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in June 1926 in the United Kingdom by William Collins, Sons and in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in June 1926 in the United Kingdom by William Collins, Sons and in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company. It is the third novel to feature Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. Poirot retires to a village near the home of a friend, Roger Ackroyd, to pursue a project to perfect vegetable marrows. Soon after, Ackroyd is murdered and Poirot must come out of retirement to solve the case.

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd broke all the rules of detective fiction and made Agatha Christie a household name

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd broke all the rules of detective fiction and made Agatha Christie a household name. There are two things you must do if you know nothing of this book: discuss it with no one, and read it with all speed-because it contains one of the biggest surprises in crime fiction. In the quiet village of King's Abbot a widow's suicide has stirred suspicion-and dreadful gossip. There are rumours that she murdered her first husband, that she was being blackmailed, and that her secret lover was Roger Ackroyd.

Roger Ackroyd is found dead in a locked room, stabbed with an antique dagger. A number of people have a motive to murder him. The local police are puzzled, but Hercule Poirot brings his forensic skills to bear to solve a complex set of contradictory circumstances with a masterful display of logic and reasoning.