The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Hercule Poirot #4

Agatha Christie

319 pages first pub 1926 (editions)

fiction classics crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

Description

Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer Ackroyd.Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone ...

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Moods

mysterious 97%
adventurous 30%
tense 30%
dark 16%
challenging 14%
funny 11%
lighthearted 8%
reflective 8%
relaxing 5%
emotional 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 38%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 65% | A mix: 26% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 31% | No: 26% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 3%

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