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Transcript of Agatha Christie
Her most famous characters are Hercules Poirot and Miss Marple..
was born on September 15, 1890, in Torquay, England.
Agatha May Clarissa Miller
married Archibald Christie in 1914.
While he was at war, Agatha Christie worked at the local Red Cross hospital as a volunteer, and later transferred to the pharmaceutical dispensary of the hospital.
True success came in 1926 when she published
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd .
Agatha and her daughter Rosalind
Agatha was the president
of the Detection Club.
She became Dame Agatha
is one of the world's greatest crime authors
Agatha's plays have also made her famous and her best known play,
, is most likely the best known mystery play in the world.
She published an account of her experiences in the Middle East in the book
Come, Tell Me How You Live
“The human face is, after all, nothing more nor less than a mask.”
The Nemean Lion
Agatha Christie's books
Agatha Christie died
12 January 1976.
holds the country’s only permanent Agatha Christie Gallery, dedicated to the Queen of Crime.
Here you’ll be able to view some of the family’s personal photographs and mementoes, as well as costumes from the Joan Hickson Miss Marple series.
The true story of Agatha Christie’s life is every bit as intriguing and fascinating as her books
In her 85 years she wrote more than 80 books, many of them bestsellers.
The English Riviera is the place to discover the real Christie.
She used real places in the area as settings for her books.
Her first mystery novel is
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Archie and Agatha
were divorced in 1928.
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In 2008, Agatha Christie's grandson made a remarkable discovery. While clearing out her old house in preparation for its opening to the public, Greenway in Devon, a box of old tape reels was found to contain the recordings of Agatha dictating her Autobiography for her typist.
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