According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was life imprisonment. But when Dr. Arthur Calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jackos innocence, it is too lateJacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctors revelations reopen old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer will strike again.
About the Author
Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.
“Family tensions and suspicions are adroitly handled, and the solution is characteristically surprising.”
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