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The life and crimes of Agatha Christie

a biographical companion to the works of Agatha Christie

by Charles Osborne

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.,
    • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles Osborne.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6005.H66 Z78 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 421 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3585628M
      ISBN 100312281307
      LC Control Number2002284105
      OCLC/WorldCa46973590


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The result is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the world of Agatha Christie, featuring authoritative information on each book's provenance and on it's contemporary critical reception set against the background of the major events in the author's rated with rarely seen photos and updated to include details of the publications.

Published in commemoration of the th anniversary of her birth, The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the lifework of this remarkable woman and an in-depth portrait of the world in which she lived.

Life and crimes of Agatha Christie. London: O'Mara Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Agatha Christie: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Osborne. Agatha Christie began writing detective fiction while working as a nurse during World War I (–18).

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There have been many attempts to capture her personality on paper, to discover her motivations or the reasons for her popularity. Charles Osborne, a lifelong student. THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF AGATHA CHRISTIE: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie Charles Osborne, Author.

Get this from a library. The life and crimes of Agatha Christie. [Charles Osborne] -- Describes the life of Agatha Christie, as well as the lives of some of her famous fictional characters, with authoritative information on each of her works and its contemporary critical reception.

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Life and career Childhood and adolescence: – Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born on 15 September into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon. She was the youngest of three children born to Frederick Alvah ("Fred") Miller, "a gentleman of substance", and his wife Clarissa Margaret ("Clara") Miller née Boehmer.: 1–4 Christie's mother Clara was Genre: Murder mystery, thriller, crime.

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Agatha Christie (–) was an English crime novelist, short-story writer and playwright. Her reputation rests on 66 detective novels and 14 short-story collections that have sold over two billion copies—an amount surpassed only by the Bible and the works of William Shakespeare.

Her works contain several regular characters with whom the public became familiar, including Collections↙:   Agatha Christie wrote from the s through the s. Her books are almost entirely set among the British upper classes, and are commonly termed British cozy mysteries.

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