The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is Agatha Christie’s most controversial work: with its groundbreaking ending, it opened a new chapter in the history of the detective genre. Published in 1926, this novel is considered one of the best detective works of all time. King’s Abbot, one of England’s peaceful villages, is shocked by the news of the murder of one of the wealthiest and most respected locals, Roger Ackroyd. The seemingly easy case gradually gets more and more complicated. And only Hercule Poirot, who by a twist of fate has retired incognito to King’s Abbot, can solve it. He is assisted by Dr. Sheppard who narrates the story.
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