The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery A Hercule Poirot Mystery, Agatha Christie
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Author: Agatha Christie

Series: Hercule Poirot Mysteries #4

Narrator: Hugh Fraser

Unabridged: 6 hr 54 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 07/03/2012

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Traditional British

Synopsis

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew thatthe woman he loved had poisoned her brutal firsthusband. He suspected also that someone had beenblackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news thatshe had taken her own life with a drug overdose.But the evening post brought Roger one last fatalscrap of information. Unfortunately, before he couldfinish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.

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About the Author

What a daunting task to write about the most famous mystery writer, Agatha Christie. She was born in 1890 in England, where she was home schooled by her American father. It was an unusual way to be educated for the times. Her father did not want her to begin learning to read until age eight, but out of boredom, she taught herself to read by age five.

In his research, Curran found a plethora of information about Agatha. He outlines many of those interesting facts. Since there are so many, just a few will be mentioned here. Agatha could have been an excellent performer as a pianist, but she was much too shy to perform. She once had three plays running simultaneously in London. She traveled around the world in 1922, which would have been quite a feat back then. Agatha loved dogs. She has a rose named after her. She never did drink alcohol nor smoked. Her last public appearance was in 1974, at the premier of the movie, Murder on the Orient Express. Agatha Christie's name has appeared every day for 53 years in every newspaper with a West End London theatre listing. Her favorite flower was Lily of the Valley. The information about this illustrious author goes on and on. It is a great asset to readers that author John Curran wrote the definitive book about an iconic author. One other interesting fact was that Agatha met Archie Christie in 1912, married on Christmas Eve 1914, spending their honeymoon at The Grand Hotel in Torquay, but Archie returned to France on Dec 27th due to the War. Agatha and Archie fid not really experience married life until he was posted at the London War Office. Agatha has been quoted as saying only then did she feel that her married life truly began.

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