Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie by Anne Martinetti,Guillaume Lebeau,Alexandre Franc,Edward

By Anne Martinetti,Guillaume Lebeau,Alexandre Franc,Edward Gauvin

Agatha Christie: a lifetime of secret, invention and adventure

The lifetime of Agatha Christie was once as mysterious and eventful as her fiction. This insightful, superb and definitive picture novel lines the lifetime of the Queen of the Whodunit from her adolescence in Torquay, via a occupation jam-packed with good fortune, drama and experience, to her later years as “Dame Agatha”. Revealing an aspect to Christie that might startle and pleasure many readers, Agatha introduces us to a free-spirited and carefully sleek lady who, between different issues, loved flying, trip and browsing. Centring round an episode in 1926 while Christie staged her personal disappearance, Agatha is a fast moving, fascinating and enlightening exploration of the 20th century’s best-loved crime novelist.

“Agatha is a complete pride. It’s nearly as though she has fallen into the pages of 1 of Tintin’s adventures” –The Observer, photograph Novel of the Month

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