Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery by John Escott

By John Escott

What does the identify Agatha Christie suggest? To many of us, it skill a publication a couple of homicide secret - a whodunnit. Im studying an Agatha Christie, humans say. Im unsure who the assassin is -I imagine its . yet they're often improper, since it isn't really effortless to bet the murderers identify earlier than the tip of the book.
But who was once Agatha Christie? What used to be she like? was once her existence quiet and unexciting, or used to be it choked with curiosity and experience? used to be there a secret in her existence, too? . . .

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She said ‘Good morning’ and ‘Good afternoon’ to other people in the hotel, and seemed worried because there were no letters for her. But one of the chambermaids went to see M rs Taylor, the wife of the hotel manager. ‘M rs Neele looks like the woman in the Daily M ail picture,’ said the chambermaid. ’ M rs Taylor spoke to her husband about it, but they decided to say nothing. They did not want any trouble at the hotel. But two more people at the Hydro Hotel were also looking carefully at ‘Mrs Teresa Neele’.

On 11th December the Daily News showed two pictures (above, left and right) of Agatha Christie with different hair and wearing glasses. ” Perhaps this happened. ’ The police asked Archie lots of questions, watched his house, and followed him to his office. ‘They think I’ve murdered Agatha,’ he told a friend. ♦ * * The woman at the Hydro Hotel had breakfast in her room each morning, and sat quietly reading in the hotel sittingroom in the afternoons. She said ‘Good morning’ and ‘Good afternoon’ to other people in the hotel, and seemed worried because there were no letters for her.

4 Why did you leave your car at Newlands Corner? 5 How did you get to Harrogate? 6 Why did you choose the Hydro Hotel? 48 a c tiv itie s: After Reading 7 Why did you call yourself ‘M rs T eresa N eele’ ? 8 Are you in love with another man, and did you go aw ay to meet him secretly? 9 The police thought you were dead, and your husband w as the murderer. W hat do you say about that? 10 Y our name is in every newspaper, and now more people will buy your books. Is that why you disappeared? How did Agatha answer your five questions?

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