An autobiography

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Dodd, Mead, Nov 1, 1977 - Literary Criticism - 529 pages
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Dame Agatha offers vivid descriptions of her childhood, family life, contemporaries, and travels abroad as well as discussing her own struggles as a writer and the general problems of creative writing

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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

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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

Ashfield i
26
Girls and Boys Come Out to Play
55
Growing Up
103
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.