By John Curran
John Curran unearths the secrets and techniques of the world’s greatestmystery author in Agatha Christie: homicide within the Making, the attention-grabbing keep on with as much as Agatha Christie’s SecretNotebooks that includes moreinsight into Christie’s pleasing lifestyles tale and a brand new providence ofChristie’s unpublished work—including letters, archival papers, and a keenly incisive analysis of Christie’s final, unfinished novel.For readers new to Christie’s mysteries and for life-long lovers of Hercule Poirot, omit Marple, and Tommy and Tuppence, eitherfrom vintage Christie novels like Murder at the Orient show or fromthe well known Masterpiece Theater variations, “Curran’s discoveries will shapehow Christie is read.” (Independent on Sunday).
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