A revised and expanded edition was published in 2011. Eleven days later she was found in a northern spa town claiming to be the victim of amnesia. Until the publication of this book in 1998 none of her biographers had come up with conclusive evidence as to what Agatha Christie did within the first twenty-four hours after she disappeared or whether her memory loss was genuine.
Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days: The Revised and Expanded 2011 Edition #ad - He is a lifelong fan of agatha christie, 000 dollar question, and in 1993 he appeared on The 64, correctly answering all questions on his specialist subject of Agatha Christie’s novels and winning what was then British television’s biggest cash prize. He also traced copies of two missing and unpublished Agatha Christie plays, Chimneys and A Daughter’s A Daughter, both of which have since been performed in Great Britain.
His sympathetic investigation reveals the incidents that shaped her character and how the fall-out from the episode affected the rest of her life. While researching his biography about Agatha Christie’s life he located several short stories she had written in the 1920s that had escaped detection by scholars for decades.
Agatha christie and the eleven missing days was first published in 1998 and still holds the distinction of being the only biography to be endorsed by relatives from her brother-in-law’s side of the family.
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Agatha ChristieHeadline #ad - And one can't help admire the way she breathes new life into an intriguing tale' London Review of Books'Laura Thompson delivers the goods: a compelling narrative' The Times. Is a pretty much perfect capturing of a life' kate Mosse, Book of the Year 2007It has been 100 years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot.
Laura thompson's outstanding biography. But, daughter, son-in-law and their living relations, as well as interviews with her grandson, papers and writing notebooks, Thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, with access to all of Christie's letters, but the truth behind her private life as well.
Agatha Christie #ad - Praise for laura thompson'Laura Thompson has certainly written the last word on Agatha Christie. Her book is a superb piece of biography' literary review'affectionate, perceptive and absolutely convincing' Sunday Telegraph'This splendid account of Christie's life and work is unlikely to be bettered' Evening Standard'A triumphant success' Daily Mail'This book is a gem: fresh, admiring, intelligent and assured' Sunday Times'Laura Thompson is a fine writer .
. Fans of murder on the orient express won't want to miss out on this insight into the life of arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, as Laura Thompson turns her highly acclaimed biographical skills to Agatha Christie. In this biography, including those with her two husbands and daughter, Laura Thompson describes the Edwardian world in which she grew up, explores the relationships she had, and investigates the mysteries still surrounding Christie's life - including her disappearance in 1926.
Agatha christie is a mystery and writing about her is a detection job in itself.
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A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie. Arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, Christie's books still sell over four million copies each year—more than thirty years after her death—and it shows no signs of slowing. But who was the woman behind these mystifying, explores her relationships, puzzlers? Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, including those with her two husbands and daughter, yet eternally pleasing, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, most notably, her eleven-day disappearance in 1926.
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For readers new to christie’s mysteries and for life-long fans of hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece Theater adaptations, and Tommy and Tuppence, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read. Independent on Sunday.
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Now released for the first time as an eBook exclusive publication. Sir george and lady stubbs, the hosts of a village fête, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. But having completed it, dead man’s folly, she decided instead to expand the story into a full-length novel, which was published two years later, and donated a Miss Marple story Greenshaw’s Folly to the church fund instead.
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