Book Review of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, Bk 4)

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, Bk 4)
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This book, published in 1926, is still superior to many of today's pulp mysteries. Christie took me on somany twists and turns, that I was positively dizzy by the end. But I stuck to my guns. I chose my suspect carefully and, even after Poirot had pulled all of the skeletons from the closet, dusted them off, and paraded them before the reader, my pick still looked like the best...until the great inspector started pointing out all of the missed clues, which had been right in front of me. I was at once shamed, awed and excited when the true murderer was named. Were I a mutant, this book would get three thumbs up!