De moord op Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie (author), L.M.A. Vuerhard (translator)

Een boek dat nooit vergeten zal worden. Een even onmisbare als controversiële mijlpaal in de geschiedenis van de detective.' The Guardian

Met haar sensationele thriller De moord op Roger Ackroyd werden Agatha Christie en haar personage Hercule Poirot in een keer wereldberoemd. In 2013 werd het boek door de Crime Writers' Association tot beste detective ooit verkozen.

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De moord op Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie
L.M.A. Vuerhard
Original language
Original title
The murder of Roger Ackroyd
[Amstelveen]: Pantheon, 2014
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About Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

Christie was born into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon, and was largely home-schooled. She was initially an unsuccessful writer with six consecutive rejections, but this changed in 1920 when The Mysterious Affair at Styles, f…Read more on Wikipedia