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Dame Agatha's Shorts

(2009)
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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.
Find out:
- 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.



Praise for this book

"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

"Santangelo provides the first source book of Agatha Christie's short fiction in easy prose, with a dash of humor ... For Christie fans - the answer to a prayer!" - Robin Hathaway

"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


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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dame Agatha's Shorts
Author(s): Elena Santangelo
ISBN: 1-933523-72-7 / 978-1-933523-72-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bella Rosa Books
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