By John Curran
Whilst Agatha Christie died in 1976, at age eighty-five, she had turn into the world's most well liked writer. on the finish of 2004, following the demise of Christie's daughter, Rosalind, a impressive legacy used to be published: seventy-three handwritten volumes of notes, lists, and drafts outlining all her plans for her many books, performs, and tales. Buried during this treasure trove, all within the cherished author's unmistakable handwriting, are revelations approximately her recognized books that would fascinate somebody who has ever learn or watched an Agatha Christie story.
Full of info she was once too modest to bare in her personal autobiography, this awesome ebook encompasses a wealth of excerpts and pages reproduced at once from the notebooks and her letters—plus, entire, lately stumbled on Hercule Poirot brief tales by no means sooner than published.
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