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Who killed Roger Ackroyd?

the mystery behind the Agatha Christie mystery

by Pierre Bayard

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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976,
    • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism,
    • Detective and mystery stories -- Authorship,
    • Psychoanalysis and literature -- England,
    • Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-160).

      StatementPierre Bayard ; translated by Carol Cosman.
      ContributionsCosman, Carol.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6005.H66 M853313 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50425M
      ISBN 10156584579X
      LC Control Number99054834

        Includes bibliographical references (p. ) Who killed Roger Ackroyd?: the mystery behind the Agatha Christie mysteryPages: What Makes Great Detective Fiction, According to T. S. Eliot novel “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd,” causing a stir among devotees of the genre; in Edmund Wilson, having been Author: Paul Grimstad.

      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.   The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie AudioBook - Hercule Poirot

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