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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd

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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd

by Christie, Agatha

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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Stated 7th Printing Thus, December, 1926. USED. VG-/ New Fax Dust Jacket. Agatha Christie. HERCULE POIROT. A nice copy. Considered to be one of Agatha Christie's most controversial mysteries, he Murder of Roger Ackroyd breaks all the rules of traditional mystery writing. The peaceful English village of King's Abbot is stunned. First, the attractive widow Ferrars dies from an overdose of veronal. Not twenty-four hours later, Roger Ackroyd—the man she had planned to marry—is murdered. It is a baffling, complex case involving blackmail, suicide, and violent death, a cast that taxes Hercule Poirot's "little grey cells" before he reaches one of the most startling conclusions of his fabled career." Will ship from Oregon.

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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Stated 7th Printing Thus, December, 1926. USED. VG-/ New Fax Dust Jacket. Agatha Christie. HERCULE POIROT. A nice copy. Considered to be one of Agatha Christie's most controversial mysteries, he Murder of Roger Ackroyd breaks all the rules of traditional mystery writing. The peaceful English village of King's Abbot is stunned. First, the attractive widow Ferrars dies from an overdose of veronal. Not twenty-four hours later, Roger Ackroyd—the man she had planned to marry—is murdered. It is a baffling, complex case involving blackmail, suicide, and violent death, a cast that taxes Hercule Poirot's "little grey cells" before he reaches one of the most startling conclusions of his fabled career." Will ship from Oregon.

Synopsis

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by William Collins & Sons in June 1926 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company on the 19th of the same month. It features Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. The UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6) and the US edition at $2.00. It is one of Christie's best known and most controversial novels, its innovative twist ending having a significant impact on the genre.

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
634ChristieAckroyd7
Title
The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd
Author
Christie, Agatha
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
New
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Stated 7th Printing Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1926
Pages
306
Size
5 3/8 X 7 5/8
Keywords
Agatha Christie, Mystery, Roger Ackroyd, First Edition, Rare, Hercule Poirot
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; Mystery; Books Into Film; Anglophilia; Agatha Christie; women's Studies; Crime; Law; Justice; Ephemera; Dust Jacket; Detective Fiction; Hercule Poirot;
Size
5 3/8 X 7 5/8

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