Curran's book Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is now available in the UK.
For the Guardian, he selected a top ten list of Agatha Christie mysteries.
One book on his list:
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)Read about another book on the list.
Hercule Poirot has retired to the village of King's Abbot to cultivate marrows. But when wealthy Roger Ackroyd is found stabbed in his study, he agrees to investigate. A typical village murder mystery; or so it seems until the last chapter with its stunning revelation. This title would still be discussed today even if Christie had never written another book. An unmissable, and still controversial, milestone of detective fiction.
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is one of Lisa Scottoline's top ten books about justice.