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Physical description; 190 pages: ill.; 18 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references. Summary; This miscellany explores the fascinating and enigmatic world created by the undisputed ‘Queen of Crime’, Agatha Christie. Examining her place in literary history, her books and her iconic characters, including Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, this unique collection includes facts, trivia and quotes that feature in Christie’s legendary stories and the subsequent film and television adaptations. The Agatha Christie Miscellany will also delve into the secrets, mysteries and tricks that made Christie the most sensational and successful mystery writer of her time. For example, how is it that she managed to keep us guessing the murderer until the very end? Looking at her life and the influences on her writing, this entertaining and informative miscellany will, above all, unravel the secrets of Agatha Christie’s phenomenal success. Subjects; Christie, Agatha 1890-1976 – Miscellanea. Christie, Agatha 1890-1976 – Criticism and interpretation. Crime & mystery; Classic fiction. LITERARY CRITICISM / Mystery & Detective. LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors.