The autobiography of the queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.
Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir
Over the course of her long, hercule poirot, prolific career, Agatha Christie gave the world a wealth of ingenious whodunits and page-turning locked-room mysteries featuring Miss Marple, and a host of other unforgettable characters. She also gave us come, a charming, fascinating, tell Me How You Live, and wonderfully witty nonfiction account of her days on an archaeological dig in Syria with her husband, renowned archeologist Max Mallowan.
Something completely different from arguably the best-selling author of all time, tell Me How You Live is an evocative journey to the fascinating Middle East of the 1930s that is sure to delight Dame Agatha’s millions of fans, Come, as well as aficionados of Elizabeth Peters’s Amelia Peabody mysteries and eager armchair travelers everywhere.
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making
Not only will christie’s legions of ardent fans find a treasure chest of new material from the author of such classics as And Then There Were None, Murder on the Orient Express, and Death on the Nile, but Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is also a must-read tutorial for writers who want to learn the intricacies of constructing crime novels.
. Agatha christie’s secret notebooks is the fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie’s long hidden notebooks, analyses, including illustrations, and two previously unpublished Hercule Poirot short stories.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery
Containing never-before-published letters and photos from her travels, The Grand Tour is a must-have for Agatha Christie fans, and filled with intriguing details about the exotic locations she visited, revealing an unexpected side to the world's most renowned mystery writer. In 1922 agatha christie set sail on a ten-month voyage around the world.
It was a life-changing decision for the young novelist, a true voyage of discovery that would inspire her future writing for years to come. Placing her two-year-old daughter in the care of her sister, Christie set sail at the end of January and did not return home until December. Reproduced here for the first time, the letters are full of tales of seasickness and sunburn, motor trips and surfboarding, glamor and misery.
Throughout her journey, australia, new zealand, describing the exotic places and the remarkable people she encountered as the mission traveled through South Africa, she kept up a detailed weekly correspondence with her mother, Hawaii, and Canada. In this fascinating travelogue of the prolific author's yearlong trip around the British Empire in 1922, Christie provides the clues to the origins of the plots and locales of some of her bestselling mystery novels.
. The grand tour also brings to life the places and people Christie encountered through the photos she took on her portable camera, newspaper cuttings, as well as some of the original postcards, and memorabilia she collected on her trip. Edited and introduced by agatha christie's grandson, Mathew Prichard, this unique travelogue reveals a new adventurous side to Agatha Christie, and accompanied by reminiscences from her own autobiography, one that would ultimately influence the stories that made her a household name.
Agatha christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 Edition
A revised and expanded edition was published in 2011. Agatha christie and the eleven missing days was first published in 1998 and still holds the distinction of being the only biography to be endorsed by relatives from her brother-in-law’s side of the family. Jared cade’s insight into her personality is unsurpassed.
Judith and graham gardner, relatives of agatha christie‘jared Cade is an acknowledged expert on Christiana and Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days has received much acclaim for its impressively detailed examination of the Queen of Crime’s disappearance. Crime timejared cade was born in 1962 and lives in London.
Eleven days later she was found in a northern spa town claiming to be the victim of amnesia. Until the publication of this book in 1998 none of her biographers had come up with conclusive evidence as to what Agatha Christie did within the first twenty-four hours after she disappeared or whether her memory loss was genuine.
In 2002 agatha christie and the Eleven Missing Days became the basis of a documentary for the BBC. Agatha christie and the eleven missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 Edition is a must for all Christie devotees. This is the only biography that tells Agatha’s life story as it really was. In december 1926 agatha christie disappeared in bizarre circumstances from her home in southern England.
He is a lifelong fan of agatha christie, 000 dollar question, and in 1993 he appeared on The 64, correctly answering all questions on his specialist subject of Agatha Christie’s novels and winning what was then British television’s biggest cash prize.
Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life
Arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, Christie's books still sell over four million copies each year—more than thirty years after her death—and it shows no signs of slowing. But who was the woman behind these mystifying, most notably, puzzlers? Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, explores her relationships, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, yet eternally pleasing, her eleven-day disappearance in 1926.
Agatha christie is as mysterious as the stories she penned, and writing about her is a detection job in itself. With unprecedented access to all of christie's letters, thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, papers, son-in-law and their living relations, daughter, and notebooks, as well as fresh and insightful interviews with her grandson, but the truth behind this mysterious woman.
. An edgar allan poe award finalistthe author of the new york times bestselling The Six now turns her formidable biographical skills to the greatest crime writer in the world, Agatha Christie. It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot.
A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Agatha Christie's Notebooks
John curran reveals the secrets of the world’s greatestmystery writer in agatha christie: Murder in the Making, the fascinating follow up to Agatha Christie’s SecretNotebooks featuring moreinsight into Christie’s captivating life story and a new windfall ofChristie’s unpublished work—including letters, archival papers, and a keenly incisive analysis of Christie’s last, unfinished novel.
For readers new to christie’s mysteries and for life-long fans of hercule Poirot, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece Theater adaptations, and Tommy and Tuppence, Miss Marple, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read. Independent on Sunday.
Fans of murder on the orient express won't want to miss out on this insight into the life of arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, as Laura Thompson turns her highly acclaimed biographical skills to Agatha Christie. And one can't help admire the way she breathes new life into an intriguing tale' London Review of Books'Laura Thompson delivers the goods: a compelling narrative' The Times.
. Is a pretty much perfect capturing of a life' kate Mosse, Book of the Year 2007It has been 100 years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. Agatha christie is a mystery and writing about her is a detection job in itself. Her book is a superb piece of biography' literary review'affectionate, perceptive and absolutely convincing' Sunday Telegraph'This splendid account of Christie's life and work is unlikely to be bettered' Evening Standard'A triumphant success' Daily Mail'This book is a gem: fresh, admiring, intelligent and assured' Sunday Times'Laura Thompson is a fine writer .
But, daughter, son-in-law and their living relations, thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, with access to all of Christie's letters, as well as interviews with her grandson, papers and writing notebooks, but the truth behind her private life as well.
Praise for laura thompson'Laura Thompson has certainly written the last word on Agatha Christie. In this biography, laura thompson describes the edwardian world in which she grew up, explores the relationships she had, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the mysteries still surrounding Christie's life - including her disappearance in 1926.
Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case Miss Marple Mysteries Book 13
Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs. In fear, gwenda turned to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts. Between them, they were to solve a “perfect” crime committed many years before. Despite her best efforts to modernize the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past.
In agatha christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime. Soon after gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.
The Mysterious Mr. Quin: A Short Story Collection Harley Quin Mysteries Book 1
But as midnight approaches, Mr. He seems to appear and disappear almost like a trick of the light. Quin—a riveting collection of short stories centered around the enigmatic Harley Quin, whose unpredictable comings and goings are usually a good indication that something is about to happen…and rarely for the best.
It had been a typical New Year's Eve party. Who is this Mr. Satterthwaite—a keen observer of human nature—senses that the real drama of the evening is yet to unfold. Quin?Mr. And so it proves when a mysterious stranger knocks on the door. The inimitable agatha Christie intrigues, surprises, and delights with The Mysterious Mr.
Satterthwaite's new friend is an enigma. In fact, the only consistent thing about him is that his presence is always an omen—sometimes good, but sometimes deadly.
Duchess of Death: The Unauthorized Biography of Agatha Christie
In this intimate biography, scandal, the author reveals the romance, and betrayal that drove one of the 20th century's most celebrated literary figures. Drawing from over 5, 000 unpublished documents, this book provides the most complete and knowing portrait of this famed author to date.