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EDITOR:
Christina Hale
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CH FIRST NAME LAST NAME DESCRIPTION
1Mrs.FerrarsHas an affair with Roger.
 AshleyFerrarsMrs. Ferrar's husband.
 Dr. JamesSheppardProtagonist. Roger's close friend.
 CarolineSheppardJames's ingenious sister.
 Annie Sheppard's house parlourmaid.
2  King's Abbot - The village where James lived.
   Cranchester - A big town in King's Abbot.
   King's Paddock - An important house owned by Mrs. Ferrars.
   Fenly Park - An important house owned by Roger.
 RogerAckroydA successful manufacturer. The life and soul of King's Abbot.
 Mrs.AckroydDead ex-wife of Roger. A dipsomaniac.
 RalphPatonRoger's stepson. Mrs. Ackroyd's son.
 MissRussellOne of Roger's housekeepers.
 CecilAckroydRoger's widowed sister-in-law.
3FloraAckroydRalph's step cousin. Engaged to Ralph. Roger's niece.
 HerculePoirotPrivate detective. aka: Mr. Poirot.
 MissGannettChief of King's Paddock newsmonger.
4Parker Roger's butler.
 GeoffreyRaymondRoger's secretary.
 HectorBluntPolice major. Roger's friend.
 Mrs.BatesCalls in Sheppard's.
 Jones Inspector Davis's assistant.
5InspectorDavisPolice inspector in the Roger Ackroyd Murder Case.
 ColonelMelroseChief constable.
6InspectorRaglanCo-inspector of Inspector Davis.
7Mr.HammondRoger's family solicitor. Roger's lawyer.
 ElsieDaleRoger's maid.
 UrsulaBourneRoger's parlormaid. Ralph's secret wife. aka: Ursula Paton.
 Mrs.CooperRoger's cook.
 GladysJonesRoger's housemaid.
10RichardFolliotUrsula's ex-boss.
 Mrs.BennettDr. Sheppard's patient.
 DollyGraceDr. Sheppard's patient.
 GeorgeEvansDr. Sheppard's patient. Has ulcer.
12BruceMacphersonA Scotch gentleman.
 ColinMacdonaldA Scotch gentleman.
 Clara Annie's friend. Miss Gannett's maid.
14ColonelCarterDr. Sheppard's guest at the little mahjong party.
15MajorEllebyParker's former master.
 CharlesKentA stranger who visited Fenly Park the night Roger died. Barmaid.
16SPHayesPolice superintendent. Poirot's former colleague.
 InspectorJappPolice inspector from Scotland.
 
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