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Research Project: Agatha Christie
Transcript of Research Project: Agatha Christie
By Tim Hahn
The Queen of Crime
Ever since she was six years old, young Agatha loved to read (Dommermuth-Costa)
She was not afraid of books about vampires, deserted hotels, and poisoned candles. They were the inspiration for what was to be the most sold detective novel of all time(Dommermuth-Costa)
Agatha Christie was born on the 15th of September, 1890 in Torquay, Wales
Christie had two siblings, a brother and a sister. Her brother's name was Monty and was 10 years older than her. Madge, her sister, was eleven years older than Agatha. (Dommermuth-Christie)
Agatha Christie is a wold renowned author, who wrote her first book in 1920 (Agatha Christie Encyclopedia)
Agatha Christie has written many books while facing difficult times and writing blocks (Dommermuth-Costa)
Agatha Christie started her career in 1920 and wrote books all the way until 1976 (Agatha Christie (Dame))
Agatha Christie has written 93 books and 17 plays (Agatha Christie Encyclopedia)
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“Agatha Christie.” Encyclopedia of World Biography.
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Dommermuth-Costa, Carol. Agatha Christie: Writer of
Mystery. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 1997. Print.
Agatha married two times throughout her life (Agatha Christie (Dame))
Her first husband was Colonal Archibald Christie (Agatha Christie (Dame))
After they divorced in 1928 Agatha married Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan two year later (Agatha Christie (Dame))
Max was an archeologist, and while he was traveling across Europe Agatha mostly came with him and arote her stories.
(Agatha Christie (Dame))
Agatha Christie left behind a vast array of mystery novels for the world to read.
Agatha Christie's books were translated into more than 103 languages, thats even more than Shakespeare (Agatha Christie Encyclopedia)
Agatha Christie wrote books for most of her lifetime. That takes absolute dedication
Agatha Christie still faced many tough times throughout her life, but she kept getting back up