2 edition of Come, Tell Me How You Live (The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection) found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 114 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
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This woman not only knows how to dish out murder - she knows how to write a hysterically funny memoir. 5 Stars I wasn't sure what to expect when I casually picked this memoir up at the library, but it certainly exceeded any expectations I might have had about Agatha Christie's personality, sense of humor, and joie de vivre.
Not so with Dame Aga Rating Clarification: 4. Memorable characters and shows her zest for wanting to experience life with those around her. It is Agatha Christie wrote this charming memoir in answer to questions about what exactly she did, and how she lived, during trips to the Middle East with her archeologist husband Max Mallowan. Benefits of donating When you donate a physical book to the Internet Archive, your book will enjoy: Wikipedia citation Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page.
Parker Pyne Detective, Murder in Mesopotamia, Murder in Retrospect, Murder in the Mews, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Murder on the Orient Express, Murder with Mirrors, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Mystery of the Blue Train, N O R M, Nemesis, Ordeal by Innocence, Passenger to Frankfurt, Peril at End House, Poems, The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories, The Seven Dials Mystery, The Sitaford Mystery, Sleeping Murder, Taken at the Flood, They Came to Baghdad, Third Girl, Three Act Tragedy, Three Blind Mice and Other Stories, Towards Zero, The Under Dog and Other Stories, What Mrs.
I begin to think of things. It is certainly of its time, but does have a certain charm despite that. I have heard it's a great book, even though it's about a short period Come her life it's still a nice snapshot of Mrs.
" Here is a pre-WWII world where once an ancient man sits beside her and asks "Are you French? I've read a few biographies and her autobiography and I've watched programs that talked of her life and her books. Pre-war Syria years are remembered here, not chronologically, but in a cluster of vignettes about servants and aristocrats who peppered their lives with annoyances and pleasures.
Comfort is low on the agenda and yet Agatha views it all with wry good humour. Over the course of her long, prolific career, Agatha Christie gave the world a wealth of ingenious whodunits and page-turning locked-room mysteries featuring Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, and a host of other unforgettable characters. The book reveals the day-to-day life and the human side of such expeditions.
In Bagdad in 1930 she met Charles Leonard and Katherine Woolley who invited her to witness their diggings in Ur. This is one of the best non fiction books I have read. She set the template and because others copied, you tend to think that she must be a hack, but she's the real deal.
Mallowan Mr Christie was a contemporary of Evelyn Waugh, studied at Oxford and was trained in archaeological practise on site at Ur where his boss was Leonard Woolley. She had assumed the last name of Archie's mistress and claimed to have no memory of how she ended up there.
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One of the servants remarks that she is often insulted by Lady Joseph who accused her of tampering with her tonic, which tasted bitter.
!! You can't fault Agatha's descriptions and her observations, they are delightful.