Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

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Berkley, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 529 pages
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Though Agatha Christie's mysteries have made her famous, her private life has remained hidden from the public eye . . . until now. Written by Christie when she was 60, her autobiography takes readers on a tour of her secretive, yet colorful, life--from her early years in Victorian England to her marriages and world travels. Includes 16 pages of photographs

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Girls and Boys Come Out to Play
55
Growing Up
103
Flirting Courting Banns Up Marriage
153
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Dame Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over two billion copies worldwide and have been translated into 44 foreign languages.

During a writing career that spanned more than half a century, she created two of the world's most famous detectives. Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. The author of 79 novels and short story collections, she was also an accomplished playwright--one of her 14 plays, The Mousetrap, is the longest-running play in history. She published six romantic novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott and wrote four non-fiction books, including an autobiography. Several of her books, including Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile, were made into hugely successful films. She died in 1976.

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