Evidence that clears the name of a boy sentenced for killing his adopted mother arrives too late to save his life – so who did kill her?
No one felt sorry when Jacko Argyle died in prison. Everyone knew he killed his mother by striking her over the head with a poker from the fire. But when a doctor turns up at the house two years afterwards with proof of Jacko's innocence, the whole family is horrified. Because it can mean only one thing - that their mother's killer is still among them...
Ordeal by Innocence was cited by Agatha Christie in her Autobiography as one of her favourite novels, a detective story which plays on the shock of an innocent man's conviction and its impact on his family. This adaptation is both modern and cinematic, and brings out all the mystery and tension of this classic whodunit.
Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie’s books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories – full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world’s most popular and exciting mysteries.
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Evidence that clears the name of a boy sentenced for killing his adopted mother arrives too late to save his life - so who did kill her?Review:
‘Family tensions and suspicions are adroitly handled, and the solution is characteristically surprising’
New York Times
‘Has the particular distinction of presenting a new temporary detective in place of Poirot or Miss Marple.’
New York Herald Tribune Book Review
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