An Autobiography


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$21.99  $20.45
William Morrow & Company
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5.9 X 8.9 X 1.1 inches | 1.35 pounds

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About the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.


"Agatha Christie's most absorbing mystery - the story of her own unusual life. She has put it all on record: her early romances; a broken (and a happy) marriage; strange events on the path to roaring success."--Daily Mail (London)
"Agatha Christie is no longer merely one of my favorite writers. She is now one of my favorite people."--Chicago Tribune
"A delightful autobiography....Warm, witty and discerning."--Los Angeles Times
"Wonderfully easy to read and engrossing."--The Times (London)
"Joyful adventure....She brings the sense of her extraordinary career."--New York Times Book Review
"A wonderful book--written with a delight in the gradual unfolding of 75 years through the eyes of an exceptional old lady and writer."--Financial Times (London)
"This book proves as inspiring as it is charming and absorbing."--Boston Globe
"Brisk and admirable....Capturing the experience of a generation too often made over-grim or over-glorious, it is the autobiography of a woman, not merely a writer."--Los Angeles Times
"Especially welcome."--Publishers Weekly
"Contains some wonderful treats....Christie writes with such wit and insight that all 542 pages fly."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"A fun read, full of detail about upper-crust life in the Victorian era and about Christie's own surprise at finding herself a mystery novelist."--Charlotte News & Observer
"The history of a unique upbringing in a time long gone. It's a portrait of a childhood and young womanhood that vanished with World War I."--Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
"Christie writes with a wonderful dry wit. It is fascinating to see how people she met became characters in her novels."--Daily American