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, fascinating, and wonderfully witty nonfiction account of her days on an archaeological dig in Syria with her husband, a charming, Tell Me How You Live, renowned archeologist Max Mallowan.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of MysteryHarper #ad - Agatha christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. 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.
Throughout her journey, australia, new zealand, she kept up a detailed weekly correspondence with her mother, Hawaii, describing the exotic places and the remarkable people she encountered as the mission traveled through South Africa, and Canada. Reproduced here for the first time, motor trips and surfboarding, the letters are full of tales of seasickness and sunburn, glamor and misery.
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, and accompanied by reminiscences from her own autobiography, Mathew Prichard, this unique travelogue reveals a new adventurous side to Agatha Christie, one that would ultimately influence the stories that made her a household name.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery #ad - 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.
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.
An AutobiographyWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - The autobiography of the queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the MakingHarperCollins e-books #ad - Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making #ad - 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.
Agatha ChristieHeadline #ad - 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. Laura thompson's outstanding biography. 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.
. 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 .
Agatha Christie #ad - 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. But, as well as interviews with her grandson, 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, papers and writing notebooks, daughter, 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, explores the relationships she had, laura Thompson describes the Edwardian world in which she grew up, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the mysteries still surrounding Christie's life - including her disappearance in 1926.
Star over Bethlehem: Poems and Holiday StoriesWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - . The fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt. From the most popular writer of all time comes a treasured collection of short stories and poems celebrating the holiday season. This special edition also contains a wealth of agatha christie rarities—not only all the stories, poems, and illustrations from her long out-of-print book Star over Bethlehem 1965 but also a reproduction of all her rare poetry from the two collections The Road of Dreams 1924 and Poems 1973.
. The tale of a widow who dislikes people until she meets a stranger. With star over bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories. A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it before.
They Came to BaghdadWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - . In agatha christie’s classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her hotel room. A secret superpower summit is being held in Baghdad, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks.
They Came to Baghdad #ad - Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room. The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer…Basrah…Lefarge.
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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. His sympathetic investigation reveals the incidents that shaped her character and how the fall-out from the episode affected the rest of her life.
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. 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.
Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 Edition #ad - He acted as a research consultant in 1997 for the BBC documentary series Mysteries with Carol Vorderman, which featured a segment on the writer’s disappearance. 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.