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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User Review  - Jennifer Margulis - Goodreads

I loved this book. Agatha Christie had such an amazing life. Her rambling autobiography is over 550 pages but I found myself wishing it had been twice as long. I finished it wanting to know even more ... Read full review

Review: An Autobiography

User Review  - Kiera Healy - Goodreads

When I was a child, we used to often do house-swaps for our holidays: someone would come and stay in our Hong Kong flat for a few weeks while we were in their house in Cape Town. In one of those ... Read full review

Contents

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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