World of Agatha Christie: The Facts and Fiction Behind the World’s Greatest Crime Writer

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Anonymous says:

Don’t buy this book if you are a fan of Agatha Christie. I’ve only been able to finish this book because I’ve been able to resist throwing it off the balcony in disgust. The author delights in criticizing Christie’s writing style and characters, and accuses her of being “naive” and clumsily stealing from other authors. As a long time Christie fan, and in particular a Poirot fan, I take great exception to the author’s characterization of Poirot as “flat” and without personality. Silly me, all these years, I thought he has…

Meks Librarian says:

A Different Perspective “The World of Agatha Christie” by Martin Fido does not aim to be a complete biography of the “Queen of Crime”, but wants to offer (and is successful at that) a colourful panorama of Agatha Christie’s life, the times she lived in and the world she inhabited – both literally and in her mind, which are by no means always the same. 

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