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.
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery #ad - 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. Her husband, archibald christie, had been invited to join a trade mission to promote the British Empire Exhibition, and Christie was determined to go with him. Reproduced here for the first time, motor trips and surfboarding, the letters are full of tales of seasickness and sunburn, glamor and misery.
Agatha christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. 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, this unique travelogue reveals a new adventurous side to Agatha Christie, and accompanied by reminiscences from her own autobiography, Mathew Prichard, one that would ultimately influence the stories that made her a household name.
Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological MemoirWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - 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. Over the course of her long, prolific career, agatha Christie gave the world a wealth of ingenious whodunits and page-turning locked-room mysteries featuring Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, and a host of other unforgettable characters.
. 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.
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 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. 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, and Death on the Nile, Murder on the Orient Express, 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: A Mysterious LifePegasus Books #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, most notably, puzzlers? Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, explores her relationships, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, yet eternally pleasing, including those with her two husbands and daughter, 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, as well as fresh and insightful interviews with her grandson, son-in-law and their living relations, and notebooks, daughter, but the truth behind this mysterious woman.
Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life #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.
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Poirot and MeHeadline #ad - Peppered with anecdotes about filming, including many tales of the guest stars who have appeared over the years, the book is essential reading for Poirot fans all over the world. Fans of murder on the orient express and all things Agatha Christie won't want to miss this charming memoir from David Suchet.
. In the summer of 2013 David Suchet filmed his final scenes as Hercule Poirot. After 24 years in the role, he played the character in every story that Agatha Christie wrote about him bar one, deemed unfilmable and felt it time to bid adieu to a role and a character that changed his life. In poirot and me, with the blessing of agatha christie's daughter, David Suchet tells the story of how he secured the part, and set himself the task of presenting the most authentic Poirot that had ever been filmed.
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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.
Star over Bethlehem: Poems and Holiday Stories #ad - . 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.
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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha ChristieBloomsbury Sigma #ad - It looks at why certain chemicals kill, the cases that may have inspired Christie, administering and detecting these poisons, how they interact with the body, and the feasibility of obtaining, both at the time the novel was written and today. With gunshots or stabbings the cause of death is obvious, but this is not the case with poisons.
Shortlisted for the bma Book Awards and Macavity Awards 2016Fourteen novels. A is for arsenic is a celebration of the use of science by the undisputed Queen of Crime. Fourteen poisons. How is it that some compounds prove so deadly, and in such tiny amounts?Christie's extensive chemical knowledge provides the backdrop for A is for Arsenic, in which Kathryn Harkup investigates the poisons used by the murderer in fourteen classic Agatha Christie mysteries.
A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie #ad - Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's all made-up. Agatha christie revelled in the use of poison to kill off unfortunate victims in her books; indeed, she employed it more than any other murder method, with the poison itself often being a central part of the novel. Her choice of deadly substances was far from random – the characteristics of each often provide vital clues to the discovery of the murderer.
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Murder Is Easy Superintendent Battle Book 4 #ad - But within hours, Miss Pinkerton has been killed in a hit-and-run car accident. Mere coincidence? luke is inclined to think so—until he reads in the Times of the unexpected demise of Wychwood’s Dr. Humbleby. ….