An Agatha Christie expert and archivist explores the techniques she used to captivate generations of readers, offering a deeper understanding of her impressive body of work, and featuring a never-before-published short story, an essay on her famous detective Hercule Poirot, and other writings. 25,000 first printing.
John Curran reveals the secrets of the world’s greatestmystery writer in Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making, the fascinating follow up to Agatha Christie’s SecretNotebooks featuring moreinsight into Christie’s captivating life story and a new windfall ofChristie’s unpublished work—including letters, archival papers, and a keenly incisive analysis of Christie’s last, unfinished novel.For readers new to Christie’s mysteries and for life-long fans of Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Tommy and Tuppence, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece Theater adaptations, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read.” (Independent on Sunday).
Explores the techniques Agatha Christie used to captivate readers, offering an understanding of her impressive body of work, and featuring an unpublished short story and an essay on her famous detective, Hercule Poirot.
murder in the making : more stories and secrets from her notebooks
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