An Autobiography: Amazon.co.uk: Christie, Agatha.
Hailing from an upper middle class family of Devon, Agatha Christie was born Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie on 15 September 1890, in South West England, to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. She spent her childhood in a happy environment, surrounded by strong and independent women.
Agatha Christie was the best-selling mystery writer of all time. She wrote ninety-three books and seventeen plays, including the longest-running play of modern-day theater, The Mousetrap. She is the only mystery writer to have created two important detectives as characters, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
You do not need to be an avid fan of Agatha Christie novels. In fact reading this autobiography you get to understand why some of her novels are more engaging than others. Her background is thoroughly explored and the Victorian attitudes and day-to-day way of living are very revealing.
In her autobiography Agatha gives an account of her life at Ashfield and some descriptions of the house. The following include the relevant reports to enable a more detailed picture of the property to be made. Her earliest memories are of the nursery and her nanny who she calls “Nursie”.
An Autobiography. September 28, 2016 - Comment. Back in print in an all-new edition, is the engaging and illuminating chronicle of the life of the “Queen of Mystery.”. Agatha Christie’s autobiography is the happy exception to this rule.
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Reading Agatha Christie’s autobiography is like sitting down to tea with an especially chatty, good-natured person. Through some seventy mystery novels and thrillers as well as 149 short stories and more than a dozen plays, Agatha Christie helped create the form of classic detective fiction, in which a murder is committed and many are suspected.