Near fine condition. Planet Three Publishing,2000-2004.Pictorial purple hardback with black borders(a couple of small scratches and nicks on the cover) in near fine condition, no Dj as issued.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edges.224pp. This is another paragraph 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.