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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

by Christie, Agatha

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ISBN 10
0739404636
ISBN 13
9780739404638
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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd, By Agatha Christie. G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY 1985. BCE. Features Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Used. VG+/VG Original beige clock motif dust jacket. Book appears almost as new. Plot Summary: The first-person narrator of the story, Dr. James Sheppard, lives with his older unmarried sister Caroline in the country village of King's Abbot on the outskirts of London. As the local physician with an active practice, Dr. Sheppard becomes emmeshed in a mysterious suicide and murder and the ensuing investigations into them over a nine-day period. Dr. Sheppard begins his account on the morning of September 17 with the overdose death of his patient Mrs. Ferrars..."

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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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Seller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
704ChristieAckroydPutnam
Title
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Author
Christie, Agatha
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
Very Good-
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Reissue Edition
Binding
Unknown
ISBN 10
0739404636
ISBN 13
9780739404638
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1985
Pages
213
Size
5 3/4 X 8 1/2
Keywords
Suicide, Murder, Dr. James Sheppard, King's Abbot, England, Mrs. Ferrars, Patient, Wealth, Aristocracy, Victim, Overdose, Drinking, Alcoholism, Suspect
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery; Anglophilia; Agatha Christie; Detective Fiction; Hercule Poirot; 20th Century Literature;

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Mary Riversong Books. Online sales. Used Vintage First Editions. 19th and 20th Century Literature. Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, H. Rider Haggard, Action & Adventure

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