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The life and crimes of Agatha Christie

by Charles Osborne

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christie, Agatha, -- 1890-1976,
  • Detective and mystery stories -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Osborne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.H66 Z78 1982
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination256 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17904986M
    ISBN 100030627842
    LC Control Number82048222

    The life and crimes of Agatha Christie. [Charles Osborne] -- "Charles Osborne, a lifelong student of Agatha Christie, approaches this most private of people above all through her books, and the result is a fascinating companion to her life and work.". Life and career Childhood and adolescence: – Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born on 15 September into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon. She was the youngest of three children born to Frederick Alvah ("Fred") Miller, "a gentleman of substance", and his wife Clarissa Margaret ("Clara") Miller née Boehmer.: 1–4 Christie's mother Clara was Genre: Murder mystery, thriller, crime .

      The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie Septem - Comment A comprehensive, indispensable guide to the world of the queen of mystery writers. The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie (Hardcover) Published June 15th by St. Martin's Press Hardcover, pagesCited by: 9.

      There was a problem loading comments right now. Please try again later. 'The Life And Crimes Of Agatha Christie' is a useful guide to the works of the Queen of Crime. Charles Osborne has collected information on everything Dame Agatha produced; not /5. Agatha Christie (–) was an English crime novelist, short-story writer and playwright. Her reputation rests on 66 detective novels and 14 short-story collections that have sold over two billion copies—an amount surpassed only by the Bible and the works of William Shakespeare. Her works contain several regular characters with whom the public became familiar, including Collections↙:


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'The Life And Crimes Of Agatha Christie' is a useful guide to the works of the Queen of Crime. Charles Osborne has collected information on everything Dame Agatha produced; not only her crime fiction, but also her romantic Cited by: 9.

'The Life And Crimes Of Agatha Christie' is a useful guide to the works of the Queen of Crime. Charles Osborne has collected information on everything Dame Agatha produced; not only her crime fiction, but also her romantic novels as well as her poetry and plays/5(28).

The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie. The author of over plays, short story collections, and novels, which have been translated into languages, Agatha Christie has been outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare/5.

The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie Septem - Comment Agatha Christie wrote over plays, short story collections, and novels, which have been translated into languages, and she has been outsold only by the Bible and one has succeeded in copying her, though many have tried, and she remains the best selling.

The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Bibliographical companion to the works by Agatha Christie is a book written by Charles Osborne. First American edition. A fascinating biography of the professional life of Agatha Christie.

pages. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. Rinehart and Winston. Related posts: The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie Agatha Christie A to Z: The Essential Reference to Her Life & Writings. Agatha Christie was one of England’s most famous writers.

Her crime and detective stores became famous for their clever plots. Agatha Christie was often called the queen of crime. Agatha Christie was born in Devon, England in as the daughter of a British army captain.

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Chatty, erratic Osborne (W. Auden, The Complete Operas of Puccini, etc.) offers no new insights into either the life or work of Dame Agatha here&#;but Christie fans may certainly want to browse through this informal yet scrupulously comprehensive rundown on the vast Christie output.

Buy The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie 2Rev Ed by Osborne, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(25). Charles Osborne is an internationally known expert on opera and theater who has written several books on the topics as well as novels, literary studies, and poetry. He is the author of three bestselling novelizations of Agatha Christie plays-Black Coffee (SMP, ), The Unexpected Guest (Minotaur, ), and Spider's Web (Minotaur, ).Osborne was born in Pages: The Life And Crimes Of Agatha Christie,biography,1st Ed, $ The Life.

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Her time there influenced the rest of her life. Inshe married Archibald Christie, who was a Lt. Colnel. Archibald returned to military service right after their marriage, and Agatha was later to say that she felt her married life really began in —when her husband was stationed in.

Why Agatha Christie is still the Queen of Crime Henrietta McKervey on the enduring appeal of the bestselling crime writer, whose own life story had a. The result is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the world of Agatha Christie, featuring authoritative information on each book's provenance and on it's contemporary critical reception set against the background of the major events in the author's rated with rarely seen photos and updated to include details of the publications.

Published in commemoration of the th anniversary of her birth, The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the lifework of this remarkable woman and an in-depth portrait of the world in which she lived.

Life and crimes of Agatha Christie. London: O'Mara Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Agatha Christie: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Osborne.

Agatha Christie began writing detective fiction while working as a nurse during World War I (–18). She began her debut novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in and published it after the end of the war, in The novel introduced Hercule Poirot, one of Christie’s most enduring characters.

Agatha Christie was the author of over plays, short story collections and novels which have been translated into languages; she is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.

There have been many attempts to capture her personality on paper, to discover her motivations or the reasons for her popularity. Charles Osborne, a lifelong student. THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF AGATHA CHRISTIE: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie Charles Osborne, Author.Get this from a library!

The life and crimes of Agatha Christie. [Charles Osborne] -- Describes the life of Agatha Christie, as well as the lives of some of her famous fictional characters, with authoritative information on each of her works and its contemporary critical reception.

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