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Agatha Christie

the murder mystery by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express, her style of writing can be described as one of Christie’s best works, having an international trend, and being a genius with detective fiction. Murder on the Orient Express was a great book and should be read by all. “Agatha Christie is the world’s best known mystery writer.” (Harper) All of her novels are known around the world as being very excellent. No one has read a Christie murder mystery they...

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie is an excellent novel sending readers of the book through a thrilling adventure of murder and mystery. Agatha Christie puts clues and interesting twists in the novel to give the reader a desire to continue reading and finish the story. And Then There Were None can be classified as a good mystery novel because of its suspenseful plot, its suspicious characters and its believable solutions to questions formed. A good mystery novel must have a suspenseful...

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Agatha Christie Outline

Student Name: Period/ Block: Date: Famous Person’s Name: Agatha Christie I. Early Years A. Date and place of birth: 9-15-1890 in Torquay, Devon, England, Uk B. Parents: Clarissa Boehmer & Frederick Miller Schooling: received no formal schooling, but was tutored by her parents D. How the family lived: middle class with 4 children E. Interests/Hobbies: piano & dance F. Additional early years information: her sisters names were Madage & Monty II. Teen/Young...

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sold fiction author is not William Shakespeare, not Edgar Allen Poe, nor is it J.K. Rowling. Agatha Christie is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “Best Selling Fiction Author of All-Time” in 2007. As an author, she also holds a place in being called the “second best-selling author of all time” and “the second most translated book” only behind William Shakespeare and The Bible, respectively. Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England on September 15, 1890. She lived a...

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Agatha Christie: Life and Career

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for the 66 detective novels and more than 15 short story collections she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigations of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple and Tommy and Tuppence. Christie had long been a fan of detective...

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Book Report: "The Pale Horse" by Agatha Christie

 The Pale Horse Agatha Christie About the Author Mary Clarissa Agatha Miller (Agatha Christie) Birth Date- September 15, 1890 Death Date- January 12, 1979 Family Life: She grew up with her parents, an American father and British mother, in Torquay, Devon, South West England. She had two older siblings whom did not live in the house with Agatha when she was a child. She taught herself to read at the age of five and always had her imaginary...

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie: Book Analysis

Agatha Christie – And Then There Were None Book Analysis Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmaccot. Agatha Christie is best known for her detective novels in which characters like Hercule Poire, Miss Jane Marple, Tommy and Tuppence investigate the most trickiest and mind-blowing cases of crime and murder. Almost all of Agatha Christie's books are...

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And Then There Were None Written by Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie is a thrilling tale of ten people invited to a remote island by an unseen figure who never appears throughout the story. All those who were invited have pasts that they are hiding and many things to fear. The guests are cast upon Indian Island, an island off the coast of England around the 1930s. Strangers to each other, slowly they reveal their shameful pasts. Coincidently, the name which they were invited by, Mr. U. N. Owen sounds similar to...

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Suspense created by elements of fiction in 'The Veiled Lady'

Faris Itum Mrs. Horner ENG 4U-04 March 21, 2014 Prompt #3 Suspense in 'The Veiled Lady' 'The Veiled Lady' is a short story written by Agatha Christie, a short story with a great deal of suspense. Suspense requires many literary elements to be effective. Suspense builds up throughout 'The Veiled Lady' through the author's use of elements of fiction such as a red herring, foreshadowing, and melodrama. The precise use of these three elements of fiction effectively creates an...

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Agatha Christie Essay 5

Agatha Christie: Queen of the Mystery Genre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller of Torquay, Devon, England. Researchers debate on the year in which she was born, but it was September 15 in either 1890 or 1891. Her father was an American who lived with his British wife in Torquay. At the time, her parents did not realize that their daughter would one day become a famous English author, writing an insatiable amount of novels and plays. Her focus was mainly on the mystery...

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