Agatha Christie, An Autobiography More about this story Begun in 1950 and eventually completed in 1965, Agatha Christie recounts her life from early childhood until the end of the memoir’s composition. The book came about from her reluctance to let others tell her story, as she explained to her agent Edmund Cork of Hughes Massie.
Born in Torquay in 1890, Agatha Christie began writing during the First World War and wrote over 100 novels, plays and short story collections. She was still writing to great acclaim until her death, and her books have now sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in over 100 foreign languages.
Agatha Christie Biography. Agatha Christie was a mystery writer who was one of the world's top-selling authors with works like 'Murder on the Orient Express' and 'The Mystery of the Blue Train.'.Agatha Christie book. Read 600 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Agatha Christie died on 12 January 1976, she was known throug.An Autobiography by Christie, Agatha and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk.
Mystery solved Although I generally believe that the one story a writer shouldn’t write is their own, Agatha Christie’s autobiography is the happy exception to this rule.The famous mystery writer takes much of the mystery out of how she became a writer telling a straightforward story of a fairy-tale childhood that abruptly changed into a grown-up existence of uncertainty, hard-work.Read More
Biography “There’s nothing like boredom to make you write.” - Agatha Christie. Few could challenge Agatha Christie’s reign as the eternal queen of crime fiction. Born in Torquay in 1890, the largely home-educated Christie continued to live in Devon for much of her life, the county and its coastline looming large in the later crime.Read More
Agatha Christie's 'most absorbing mystery' - her own autobiography. Over the three decades since her death on 12 January 1976, many of Agatha Christie's readers and reviewers have maintained that her most compelling book is probably still her least well-known. Her candid Autobiography, written mainly in the 1960s, modestly ignores the.Read More
Hailing from an upper middle class family of Devon, Agatha Christie was born Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie on 15 September 1890, in South West England, to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. She spent her childhood in a happy environment, surrounded by strong and independent women.Read More
Agatha Christie was the best-selling mystery writer of all time. She wrote ninety-three books and seventeen plays, including the longest-running play of modern-day theater, The Mousetrap. She is the only mystery writer to have created two important detectives as characters, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.Read More
You do not need to be an avid fan of Agatha Christie novels. In fact reading this autobiography you get to understand why some of her novels are more engaging than others. Her background is thoroughly explored and the Victorian attitudes and day-to-day way of living are very revealing.Read More
In her autobiography Agatha gives an account of her life at Ashfield and some descriptions of the house. The following include the relevant reports to enable a more detailed picture of the property to be made. Her earliest memories are of the nursery and her nanny who she calls “Nursie”.Read More
An Autobiography. September 28, 2016 - Comment. Back in print in an all-new edition, is the engaging and illuminating chronicle of the life of the “Queen of Mystery.”. Agatha Christie’s autobiography is the happy exception to this rule.Read More
An Autobiography - Ebook written by Agatha Christie. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read An Autobiography.Read More
Reading Agatha Christie’s autobiography is like sitting down to tea with an especially chatty, good-natured person. Through some seventy mystery novels and thrillers as well as 149 short stories and more than a dozen plays, Agatha Christie helped create the form of classic detective fiction, in which a murder is committed and many are suspected.Read More