First Prize : The Murder of Roger Ackroyd | Sunday Observer

First Prize : The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie is a well known writer of crime fiction, and her novel, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a puzzling, mysterious, breathtaking and wonderful story which ends in a surprising way.

The story revolves around a crime scene – the murder of a wealthy businessman, Roger Ackroyd. Suspecting his stepson to be guilty of this crime, Roger’s friend Dr. Sheppard narrates the story. In the end, anyone would be surprised, for the murderer is none other than...

There are few clues left – footprints, fingerprints and a dictaphone. Detective Hercule Poirot investigates and you must read the book to know how he finds the murderer.

Lihini Wijesekara ,Grade 8, Lyceum International School, Wattala.