El asesinato de Roger Ackroyd has ratings and reviews. Mara said: I am just not made to enjoy formula crime. I find knowing who did it glar. El Asesinato de Roger Ackroyd (the Murder of Roger Ackroyd) (Hercule ISBN – ISBN – Rba Libros – – Softcover. Results 1 – 30 of El asesinato de Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie and a great selection of similar Used, New and Seller: Agapea Libros Urgentes.

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And don’t watch that ‘Doctor Who’ episode until you’ve read ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ – spoilers. This includes our narrator, Dr. I don’t know how she manages it, but there it is. The objective is keep the reader guessing. No one knows how it happened or who did aasesinato I highly recommend Agatha Christie. It was a great way to spend a summer weekend. Still, I had hopes. All of the characters are introduced to us early, so there are no annoying surprises when a perpetrator jumps out at the last moment.

An English professor, [[Pierre Bayard]], has even delved deeply into the text to propose, from the book that Dame Agatha wrote, an alternative and very interesting ending! Lists with This Book.

El Asesinato De Roger Ackroyd

This has been marketed to me a lot over having a really clever reveal, and I absolutely agree. Not all that well. I had a lot of theories and suspicions for the main ending but none of them came to be true. Her disappearance caused an outcry from the public, many of whom were admirers of ackeoyd novels. During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post-war crime novels.


Despite a gap of only 13 monthsI got so much from this re-read. On the last night I read pages because I knew I had to finish it for my course. Honestly, I should’ve guessed this one wayyyyy earlier.

Really really recommend this one.

El asesinato de Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (4 star ratings)

I knew the solution before I started the book, and though I thought I could get over that and still enjoy the unraveling of the mystery Un uomo che non ha alcuna idea delittuosa nel cuore. Most readers seem to have been utterly dumbfounded at the reveal but I spotted it a mile of, perhaps only because I have seen the same device used in a book by another author. Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time.

Maybe I’ll try another Christie in the future, I just hope it’s better than this monstrosity of a badly written book I have to say yes, yes it does. The setting is one of Christie’s prime sort: The evening following her death Ackroyd receives in the evening post a letter from her in which she names her blackmailer.

Did not enjoy one bit. His investigation was thorough — but would it provide the necessary answers? This had the absolute best ending of them all, by far, and it’s still good, but not the best.

She had been my favourite character in the book – an acidulated spinster, full o 4. I guess in the end, his helpful nature came from a place of careful fear and blatant egotism. In lateAgatha’s husband, Archie, revealed that he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele, and wanted a divorce.

Wikipedia entry for Agatha Christie This month would not be complete without an Agatha Christie mystery because she remains the standard that many modern mystery writers strive to attain. Return to Book Page. So it was obviously that person. I suspect that the servants and the tradesmen constitute her Intelligence Corps. I just don’t know why or even how she became known as the queen of crime fiction.


Unofficial Poirot Buddy Read: The ackrpyd of the ending is, it’s all very simple and left me If you have read this one, were you able to guess the ending well in advance? The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Agatha Christie will leave you dazzled. So step into my shoes if only for a second, fellow goodreaders and tell me. View all 7 comments. Some asesimato like it, but I did not.

I’ll join other legions of fans in declaring this as one of my favorite Christie novels. The entire way the mystery is presented seems more like cheating than cleverness to me.

What completely fooled readers in the early 20th Century will be intuited in the early 21st. There were few smaller mysteries along the way and some of them I was able to guess correctly. I can appreciate the author for being “queen of mystery” but the book bored me and I struggled to connect with the characters or the plot.

The use of a narrator other than Hastings is unusual, but works well, especially as the plot progresses. I was being allowed to see how a master illusionist worked her magic. And in the case of Dame Agatha Christie and me, I assumed it was the truth.