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The Mysterious World Of Agatha Christie

Author : Jeffrey Feinman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036474612
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Agatha Christie

Author : Laura Thompson
ISBN : 3596180856
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Agatha Christie

Author : Gillian Gill
ISBN : 9781911042747
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this sensitive and revealing biography of Agatha Christie, Gillian Gill probes the mysterious private life and motivations of one of the bestselling authors of all time and discovers a brilliant and eccentric woman whose passionate search for success was balanced by an obsession with privacy. The break-up of Agatha's first marriage to Archibald Christie and her subsequent ten-day disappearance had made headline news. Feeling hunted and wounded by the press, Christie determined never again to let them into her private life. Instead she developed a public persona - seemingly tongue-tied and dull - which ensured the journalists and the public would let her be. This successful strategy helped to account for a happy second marriage and family life as well as an astonishing literary productivity. Skillfully weaving the details of Christie's life with the plots and characters of her mystery novels, Gillian Gill uncovers the flesh-and-blood woman behind the popular and celebrated Marple-like image, and establishes Agatha Christie as a unique and determined person whose fictional creations sparked the imagination of millions around the world.

Monsieur Lecoq

Author : Émile Gaboriau
ISBN : 9783360500335
Genre : Fiction
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Ein Leckerbissen für Krimifreunde: Die Krimireihe mit dem Detektiv Lecoq spielt in den 1860er Jahren in und um Paris, kann sich jedoch in Spannung, Rafinesse und Ideenreichtum problemlos mit einem Henning Mankell oder einer Donna Leon messen. Aus Angst, früher oder später selbst das perfekte Verbrechen zu verüben, geht der junge Lecoq zur Pariser Sûreté, um ebensolche Fälle aufzuklären. Schnell macht er sich durch Beobachtungsgabe, Logik und Hartnäckigkeit einen Namen und gibt einem scheinbar klaren Fall die entscheidende Wende...

The World Of Agatha Christie

Author : Martin Fido
ISBN : 1780971818
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The year 1921 saw the publication of The Mysterious Affair at Styles, a murder mystery with a protagonist by the name of Hercule Poirot. It was the first of more than 60 crime novels by Agatha Christie. Christie was a private person, yet her life had its share of mysteries--including a 1926 disappearance that made headlines around the world. Highly illustrated, The World of Agatha Christie is the perfect companion to the work of the most popular mystery writer who ever lived.

Murder She Wrote

Author : Patricia D. Maida
ISBN : 0879722150
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores the inter-relationships between Agatha Christie and her works to seek the wholeness in the Christie experience. The authors perceive an integration in personal experience and moral and aesthetic values between the woman and her art.

The Agatha Christie Companion

Author : Russell H. Fitzgibbon
ISBN : 0879721383
Genre : Fiction
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Russell H. Fitzgibbon presents a short history of Dame Agatha s life, criticism of her works, and a summary of how critics and reviewers view her work. Includes a bibliography of all the works of Christie published in either Great Britain or the United States, classified according to the detectives involved; an alphabetical list of Christie detective and mystery book and short-story titles; a short-story finder for Christie collections; and an index of all but the least important of the thousands of characters introduced by the author in the detective and mystery short stories and novels."

Icons Of Mystery And Crime Detection From Sleuths To Superheroes 2 Volumes

Author : Mitzi M. Brunsdale
ISBN : 9780313345319
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book provides an introduction to 24 iconic figures, real and fictional, that have shaped the detective/mystery genre of popular literature. • Parallel chronologies placing each of the book's 24 subjects in their historical/cultural context • Individual selected bibliographies for each of the 24 figures plus a selected general bibliography of critical sources treating the genre

The Mysterious Affair At Styles

Author : Agatha Christie
ISBN : 9781602067912
Genre : Fiction
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First published in 1920, The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Agatha Christie's first novel. It introduced the world to Hercule Poirot, Christie's Belgian detective, who would go on to be featured in 39 of her novels. The mystery begins with the death of Emily Inglethorp at Styles, a manor in the English countryside. Captain Hastings, a guest at the house, calls upon his friend Poirot to help investigate. The obvious suspect is Emily's husband, who stood to inherit a large fortune upon her death. But the timeline doesn't quite work out, and Poirot must delve further into the lives and motivations of the family living at Styles to uncover who could have poisoned Emily with strychnine and why. Fans of the genre will enjoy introducing themselves to or rediscovering Agatha Christie, considered one of the great mystery writers of all time, with this classic tale of whodunit from the golden age of mystery. British novelist DAME AGATHA CHRISTIE (1890-1976) wrote more than 80 books, and is most famous for mystery series featuring detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She is the best-selling fiction writer of all time, with more than one billion copies of her books sold in the English language, and another billion in 103 other languages.

The Complete Christie

Author : Matthew Bunson
ISBN : 9780671028312
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers biographical details about the mystery writer's life, A-to-Z plot summaries of her novels, character listings, and film and television listings.

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