The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


Agatha Christie

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Mah Jong

As with many mystery novels, there are relatively few symbols in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; emphasis is instead placed on the literal, albeit initially unclear, significance of various pieces of evidence, rather than…

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“Little Grey Cells”

Many times in the book, Hercule Poirot claims that he solves his cases with the help of his “little grey cells.” Literally, Poirot is talking about his brainpower (the “grey matter” of the brain)—but he…

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