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|Named Person:||Agatha Christie; Agatha Christie|
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|Notes:||Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2009.|
|Description:||492 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||A murder is announced: the beginning of a career --
Dumb witness: the evidence of the notebooks. Exhibit A: The Detection Club --
The moving finger: Agatha Christie at work. Exhibit B: Other crime writers int he notebooks --
Cat among the pigeons: The nursery rhyme murders. Exhibit C: Agatha Christie in the notebooks --
Blind man's buff: a game of murder. Exhibit D: true crime in the notebooks --
The girl in the train: murder abroad --
Elephants can remember: murder in retrospect. Exhibit E: N or M? --
a titles quiz --
Destination unknown: murder abroad --
In a glass darkly: the unknown Christie. Exhibit F: The house of dreams: unused ideas --
Sanctuary: a holiday for murder --
Poirot investigates: The labours of Hercules. Exhibit G: Murder is easy: seeds of inspiration --
The body in the library: murder by quotation --
Appendix: Swan song: two last stories. The capture of Cerberus ; The incident of the dog's ball.
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Excellent for Aspiring Writers
With over two billion copies of her books in print, writers would do well to study what made Agatha Christie one of the most successful writers in human history. Clues to her success lie in the notebooks she kept, 71 of which have survived, some dating back into the 1920s. Her family graciously...
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