Author: Elena Santangelo
Categories: Mystery Short Stories
In DAME AGATHA'S SHORTS, mystery author Elena Santangelo guides you through the short works of one of mystery's most famous writers, AGATHA CHRISTIE.
- what was the most exciting event in Christie's life outside of dining with the Queen.
- who Miss Lemon, detective Hercule Poirot's secretary, listed as a former employer on her resume.
- which three short stories inspired the novel Evil Under The Sun.
- what was Ariadne Oliver's sideline before she became a famous novelist.
- what inspired Christie's first story, and possibly her whole writing career.
- why you should read, or re-read, Agatha Christie's short stories.
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"The most readable guide and in-depth companion to Agatha's Shorts that any fan could ever wish for. No mystery library, personal or public, should be without this resource. Santangelo has created a gem ..."
—Charles Todd, author of A Matter of Justice and A Duty to the Dead
"A delicious romp through Christie's life and stories. A must-read for Christie lovers ... Santangelo weaves together a wealth of information, making it both enjoyable and educational."
—Judy Clemens, author of the Anthony- and Agatha-nominated Stella Crown series
"Santangelo provides the first sourcebook of Agatha Christie's short fiction in easy prose, with a dash of humor ... For Christie fans—the answer to a prayer!"
—Robin Hathaway, author of Sleight of Hand