An Autobiography by Agatha Christie

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The autobiography of the queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.

 

About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
 
Published June 8, 2010 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 576 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Publishers Weekly

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Originally published in 1977 and out-of-print, this new edition of Christie’s autobiography includes a CD of the grand dame of mystery authors expounding on her life as a writer—making it especially w

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Publishers Weekly

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Originally published in 1977 and out-of-print, this new edition of Christie’s autobiography includes a CD of the grand dame of mystery authors expounding on her life as a writer—making it especially welcome as a holiday treat for all Christie fans.

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Los Angeles Times

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The famed British mystery writer was a master of succinct storytelling. Her memoir, now rereleased, tells of a life much larger even than her considerable literary output.

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Pajiba

And although Faythe makes no mention of the wonderful Miss Marple in this review [ahem], it was clear that Agatha Christie may not be getting the attention she deserves.—TU I have to confess, back in high school I was obsessed with Agatha Christie’s mystery novels.

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City Book Review

Born as the Victorian era came to a close, Christie shares her English childhood and adolescence and tells how, when her father died leaving them without the expected income, she and her mother took off for Europe, staying in hotels to avoid the higher cost of a large house and servants.

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Christie doesn’t address the disappearance directly here, but says enough about her mental state to support theories that suggest she’d had a nervous breakdown of sorts.Funny anecdotes about surfing with Archie in Hawaii and Cape Town (who knew Dame Christie could stand-up surf?), a happy second ...

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Red Room

This was the start of an amazing career spanning years and including mystery novels, short stories, and plays (The Mouse Trap).

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