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Ordeal by Innocence

Authors: Christie, Agatha
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC022030, FIC050000
ISBN: 9780062006677, Related ISBNs: 0062006673, 9780062006677, 9780062073525
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Soon to be a limited streaming series starring Anna Chancellor and Bill Nighy

Considered by critics the one of the best of Agatha Christie’s later novels, and a personal favorite for Christie herself, Ordeal by Innocence is a psychological thriller involving crimes from both past and present.

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 Jacko’s innocence, it is too late—Jacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctor’s revelations reopen old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer will strike again.

 

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