Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making

John Curran (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
March 01, 2011
Pages
496
Dimensions
5.06 X 0.92 X 8.48 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061988370
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About the Author

John Curran is the long-time literary advisor to Agatha Christie's estate, often giving talks and appearing on documentaries about her life. He has spent the last few years unpicking the notebooks and deciphering Agatha Christie's handwriting for this, his first book.

Reviews

"Provides a unique look into the mind and working habits of one of the world's most successful authors."--Tulsa World
"The most fascinating aspect of the notebooks is the rare glimpse they allow into the mind of a writer, especially one as imaginative as Christie....An appealing read for Christie-philes."--Publishers Weekly
"A meticulously detailed study that is packed with shrewd perceptions about Christie's fiction....Curran has produced an enthralling miscellany of a book, in which her fans will rummage to their heart's content."--Sunday Times (London)
"[Curran] has organized his material as efficiently as an Agatha Christie mystery....[His] enthusiasm for his subject carries us along."--Irish Times
"A must for all Christie fans."--Newark Star-Ledger
"A must-have for any ardent fan of Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot."--Washington Post
"Many of Curran's discoveries will shape how Christie is read in future....This book is fascinating."--The Independent on Sunday
"Meticulously detailed and scrupulous in its judgments."--Strand magazine on Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks