. Agatha christie’s secret notebooks is the fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie’s long hidden notebooks, including illustrations, analyses, and two previously unpublished Hercule Poirot short stories.
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Agatha Christie's NotebooksHarper #ad - John curran reveals the secrets of the world’s greatestmystery writer in agatha christie: Murder in the Making, archival papers, 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Christie’s SecretNotebooks featuring moreinsight into Christie’s captivating life story and a new windfall ofChristie’s unpublished work—including letters, and a keenly incisive analysis of Christie’s last, unfinished novel.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, and Tommy and Tuppence, Miss Marple, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece Theater adaptations, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read. Independent on Sunday.
An AutobiographyWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The autobiography of the queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of MysteryHarper #ad - Throughout her journey, new zealand, australia, describing the exotic places and the remarkable people she encountered as the mission traveled through South Africa, Hawaii, she kept up a detailed weekly correspondence with her mother, and Canada. 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. The grand tour also brings to life the places and people Christie encountered through the photos she took on her portable camera, as well as some of the original postcards, newspaper cuttings, 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. Containing never-before-published letters and photos from her travels, and filled with intriguing details about the exotic locations she visited, The Grand Tour is a must-have for Agatha Christie fans, revealing an unexpected side to the world's most renowned mystery writer.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery #ad - In 1922 agatha christie set sail on a ten-month voyage around the world. 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. Her husband, had been invited to join a trade mission to promote the British Empire Exhibition, Archibald Christie, and Christie was determined to go with him.
Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological MemoirWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - She also gave us come, a charming, and wonderfully witty nonfiction account of her days on an archaeological dig in Syria with her husband, fascinating, Tell Me How You Live, renowned archeologist Max Mallowan. Something completely different from arguably the best-selling author of all time, come, 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, as well as aficionados of Elizabeth Peters’s Amelia Peabody mysteries and eager armchair travelers everywhere.
Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir #ad - 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.
Agatha Christie: A Mysterious LifePegasus Books #ad - 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. With unprecedented access to all of christie's letters, as well as fresh and insightful interviews with her grandson, papers, daughter, Thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, and notebooks, son-in-law and their living relations, but the truth behind this mysterious woman.
Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life #ad - 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, explores her relationships, including those with her two husbands and daughter, yet eternally pleasing, most notably, puzzlers? Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, 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.
Agatha ChristieHeadline #ad - Laura thompson's outstanding biography. 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.
Her book is a superb piece of biography' literary review'affectionate, admiring, 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, intelligent and assured' Sunday Times'Laura Thompson is a fine writer .
But, son-in-law and their living relations, thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, papers and writing notebooks, with access to all of Christie's letters, as well as interviews with her grandson, daughter, but the truth behind her private life as well.
Agatha Christie #ad - Praise for laura thompson'Laura Thompson has certainly written the last word on 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. 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.
Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 EditionScarab eBooks #ad - 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. The discovery of the crime writer’s abandoned car led to the biggest manhunt in British history for a missing person.
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. In december 1926 agatha christie disappeared in bizarre circumstances from her home in southern England.
His sympathetic investigation reveals the incidents that shaped her character and how the fall-out from the episode affected the rest of her life. In 2002 agatha christie and the Eleven Missing Days became the basis of a documentary for the BBC. A revised and expanded edition was published in 2011. He also traced copies of two missing and unpublished Agatha Christie plays, Chimneys and A Daughter’s A Daughter, both of which have since been performed in Great Britain.
Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 Edition #ad - 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.
Jared cade’s insight into her personality is unsurpassed.
Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories: A Miss Marple Collection Miss Marple MysteriesWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Miss marple: the complete short stories gathers together in one magnificent volume all of Agatha Christie’s short stories featuring her beloved intrepid investigator, Miss Marple. Yet, by observing village life she has gained an unparalleled insight into human nature—and used it to devastating effect.
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Described by her friend dolly bantry as “the typical old maid of fiction, ” Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in the sleepy hamlet of St.
Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories: A Hercule Poirot Collection with Foreword by Charles Todd Hercule Poirot MysteriesWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The dapper, mustache-twirling little belgian with the egg-shaped head and curious mannerisms has solved some of the most puzzling crimes of the century—and, in his own humble opinion, is "probably the greatest detective in the world. In this complete collection of more than 50 stories, poisonings, ranging from short tales to novellas, kidnappings, Poirot faces violent murders, and thefts—all solved with his characteristic panache.
Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories: A Hercule Poirot Collection with Foreword by Charles Todd Hercule Poirot Mysteries #ad - Only agatha christie could have devised cases worthy of Hercule Poirot's skill and "little gray cells. ". At last, a single volume that gathers together all of the short stories featuring Agatha Christie's most famous creation, Hercule Poirot.