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Agatha Christie

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  • ''She was such a prolific writer that people tend to associate the image of an older lady writing books like Poirot with the name Agatha Christie.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In 1996, a book by Jared Cade was published called Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Other novels in the series take on other clichés of the genre--Murder on the Leviathan, for instance, recalls Agatha Christie as Fandorin finds himself investigating a murder on board an intercontinental steamer.

    Recent Reading Roundup 3

  • So, in fact, I installed a special folding step on the Landrover, which we, of course, in the Institute called the Agatha Christie step.

    David Stronach: The Spearhead for the Institute

  • So when I came across a book by Jared Cade entitled Agatha Christie and the Eleven

    Tales from the Reading Room

  • In "The Simple Art of Murder," his cornerstone essay on detective fiction, Raymond Chandler famously drew a line in the sand between the American "hard-boiled" school of Dashiell Hammett and the more genteel traditions of writers such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers.

    Review of "Think of a Number," a thriller by John Verdon

  • As I mentioned above you can choose from the numerous sub-genres, from cosy mysteries such as Agatha Christie to the more hard-boiled kind like V I Warshawski by Sara Paretsky, or even supernatural/paranormal suspense written by the likes of Laurell K Hamilton Anita Blake and Kelley Armstrong.

    Book Chick City

  • years, but he is best known as Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot in the long-running ITV series.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The best metaphor for the mess comes from Jack and Suzy Welch, who recall Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I use the term "character" loosely, of course -- in much detective fiction, such as Agatha Christie's work, the main detectives are caricatures and not well-rounded characters with an interior life.

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