The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
To Punkie
who likes an orthdox detective story, murder, inquest, and suspicion falling on everyone in turn!
UK
Collins, London, Jun. 1926
London Evening News, Jul.16-Sep.16 1925 as 'Who Killed Ackroyd?'
US
Dodd Mead, New York, Jun. 1926
Flynn's Weekly Detective, Jun.19-Jul.10 1926

Plot

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He Knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.
But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish the letter, he was stabbed to death...

Contents

1. Dr Sheppard at the Breakfast Table
2. Who's WHo in King's Abbot
3. The Man Who Grew Vegetable Marrows
4. Dinner at Fernly
5. Murder
6. The Tunisian Dagger
7. I Learn My Neighbour's Profession
8. Inspector Raglan is Confident
9. The Goldfish Pond
10. The Parlourmaid
11. Poirot Pays a Call
12. Round the Table
13. The Goose Quill
14. Mrs Ackroyd
15. Geoffrey Raymond
16. An Evening at Mah Jong
17. Parker
18. Charles Kent
19. Flora Ackroyd
20. Miss Russell
21. The Paragraph in the Paper
22. Ursula's Story
23. Poirot's Little Reunion
24. Ralph Paton's Story
25. The Whole Truth
26. And Nothing But The Truth
27. Apologia

Characters

Hercule Poirot, Roger Ackroyd, Paton, Mrs Cecil Ackroyd, Flora, Raymond, Parker, Miss Russell, Ursula, Blunt, Doctor Sheppard, Caroline Sheppard, Inspector Raglan, Inspector Davis, Hammond, Kent

Films & TV

Alibi, UK, 1931
Film list
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, ITV/UK, 2000
Agatha Christie's POIROT VII
Neudacha Puaro, RU, 2002
TV drama list

Alibi (play)

adapted by Michael Morton, 1928
at Prince of Wales's Theatre (London), 1928
in New York with the title "The Fatal Albi" in 1932

"Alibi"
London, 1928
"The Fatal Alibi"
New York, 1932
Hercule PoirotCharles Laughton
Doctor SheppardJ.H. RobertsMoffat Johnston
Sir Roger AckroydNorman V. NormanLionel Pape
Mrs. AckroydLady TreeEffie Shannon
Flora AckroydJane WelshJane Wyatt
ParkerHenry DaniellDonald Randolph
Major BluntBasil LoderKenneth Hunter
Ursula BourneIris NoelJane Bramley
Geoffrey RaymondHenry Forbes-RobertsonEdward Crandall
Caryl SheppardGillian LindHelen Vinson
Ralph PatonCyril NashLowell Gilmore
Inspector DaviesJohn DarwinLawrence Cecil
Mr. HammondJ. Smith-WrightFothringham Lysons
MargotConstance AndersonAndree Corday

UK/US covers

Collins / HarperCollins


Dodd,Mead, Grosset&Dunlap


Pocket Books


Penguin


Berkley


others

Audio


Western Europe covers

Le meurtre de Roger Ackroyd

French index

Le Masque (#1) 1927

Club des Masques

Le Livre de Poche (#617) 1960

Le Livre de Poche Jeunesse

others

Audio


De moord op Roger Ackroyd

Dutch index


Alibi

German index


Audio


Northern Europe covers

Dolken från Tunis

Swedish index


Hvem dræbte? / Mordet på Roger Ackroyd

Danish index


Doktoren mister en pasient

Norwegian index


Audio


Odottamaton ratkaisu / Roger Ackroydin murha

Finnish index


Poirot og læknirinn / Poirot og læknirinn / ... og ekkert nema sannleikann

Icelandic index


Roger Ackroydi mõrvamine

Estonian index


Rodžerio Ekroido nužudymas

Lithuanian index


Southern Europe covers

L'assassinio di Roger Ackroyd / Dalle Nove Alle Dieci

Italian index


Audio


El asesinato de Rogelio Ackroyd / El asesinato de Roger Ackroyd

Spanish index


Roger Ackroyden hilketa


L'assassinat de Roger Ackroyd


O Asasinato de Roger Ackroyd


O Assassinato de Roger Ackroyd

Portuguese index


Ποιος σκότωσε τον Ακρόυντ / Ο φόνος του Ρότζερ Ακρόυντ

Greek index


Убиство Роџера Акројда / Ubistvo Rodžera Akrojda

former Yugoslavia index


Ubojstvo Rogera Ackroyda / Tko je ubio Rogera Ackroyda?

former Yugoslavia index


Umor Rogerja Ackroyda

former Yugoslavia index


Ubojstvo Rogera Ackroyda // Ubistvo Rogera Ackroyda

former Yugoslavia index

Vrasja e Roxher Akroidit


Eastern Europe covers

Vražda Rogera Ackroyda


Vražda Rogera Ackroyda / Vražda milionáře Ackroyda

Czech index


Audio


Az Ackroyd-gyilkosság

Hungarian index


Алиби / Убийството на Роджър Акройд

Bulgarian index


Zabójstwo Rogera Ackroyda

Polish index


Audio


Uciderea lui Roger Ackroyd / Cine l-a ucis pe Roger Ackroyd?

Romanian index


Вбивство Роджера Екройда

Убийство Роджера Экройда

Russian index


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


Audio


Middle East & Asian covers

როჟერ ერკორდის მკვლელობა / როჯერ ეკროიდის მკვლელობა / მკვლელობა ქინგს ებოთში


Roger Ackroyd Cinayeti / Roger Ackroyd Öldürüldü / Ölümün Sıcak Eli / Akroydun Katli / Şok

Turkish index


מי רצח את רוג'ר אקרויד / תעלומת רצח רוג'ר אקרויד

Hebrew index


مقتل روجر أكرويد ⁄ جنون الإنتقاممن الذي قتل السيد روجر أكرويدمن الذى قتل السيد روجر أكرويدمقتلروجر أكرويد ⁄ مقتل السيد أكرويد

Arabic index


پنج بامداد پايان پيامقتل آقاي راجر ⁄ قتل راجر آکروید

A.P. = anno Persico (Persian year); Persian index


(Hindi) द़ मर्डर औफ़ रौजर ऍक्रौयड / (Tamil) ரோஜர் ஆக்ராய்டு கொல்லப்பட்டார் / (Malayalam) റോജർ അക്രോയ്ഡിന്റെ കൊലപാതകം / (Marathi) द मर्डर ऑफ रॉजर अँक्रॉयड


රොජර් ඇක්‍රොයිඞ් මරා දැමීම


Pembunuhan atas Roger Ackroyd / Selamat Tinggal Poirot

Indonesian index


คดีฆาตกรรมโรเจอร์ แอกครอยด์ ⁄ กริชสังหาร ฆาตกรรมโรเจอร์ แอคครอยด์ ⁄ ฆาตกรรม รอเจอร์ แอคครอยด์ ⁄ ฆาตกรรมชวนฉงน ⁄ ใครฆ่าโรเจอร์ แอ็กครอยด์ ⁄ กริชสังหาร ⁄ คดีฆาตกรรมโรเจอร์ แอคครอยด์ ⁄ ฆาตกรรมโรเจอร์ แอคครอยด์ ⁄ ฆาตกรรมรอเจอร์ แอคครอยด์ ⁄ คดีฆาตกรรมโรเจอร์ แอ็กครอยด์

Thai index


Ai giết ông Ecroy? / Vụ ám sát Roger Ackroyd / Vì sao ông Ackroyd chết

Vietnamese index


謎情記 / 罗杰疑案 / 芬瑞莊謀殺案 / 羅傑·亞克洛伊命案 / 艾克洛德命案 / 迷雾 / 罗杰·亚克洛伊命案 / 罗杰·艾克罗伊德谋杀案 / 羅傑·艾克洛命案

Chinese index

謎情記


罗杰疑案


芬瑞莊謀殺案


羅傑·亞克洛伊命案


艾克洛德命案


迷雾


罗杰·亚克洛伊命案


罗杰·艾克罗伊德谋杀案


羅傑·艾克洛命案


english


アクロイド殺し / アクロイド殺害事件 / アクロイド殺人事件

Japanese index

アクロイド殺し


限りなき魅惑


アクロイドを殺したのは誰か


アクロイド殺害事件


アクロイド殺人事件


others


애크로이드 살인사건 / 애크로이드의 殺人事件 / 애크로이드 살해 사건 / 아크로이드의 죽음

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