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Agatha Christie Facts

 

 

 

""I am like a sausage machine. As soon as [I finish a novel] and cut off the string, I have to think of the next one." "


:: Rearranging the letters of 'Agatha Christie's Poirot' gives:
A harsh egoistic patriot (by Jonathan Solomons)

:: Rearranging the letters of 'Dame Agatha Christie' gives:
I am a right death case. (by Donald L. Holmes)


:: Agatha's full given name was Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller.

:: She was born September 15, 1890 in Torquay, Devon on England's southwestern coast.

:: Her parents' names were Frederick and Clara,
and she had two older siblings named Madge and Monty.

:: Agatha was a bright child who had taught herself to read by the age of five.

:: From the ages of 15 - 17, Agatha attended French finishing schools.

:: In her school years, Agatha trained as a singer and pianist.

:: Agatha's father died when she was 11 years old.

:: She met Archie Christie in 1912 and they married December 24, 1914.

:: She was a nurse in the Voluntary Aid Detachment of the Red Cross Hospital
at Torquay during the war in France.

:: Agatha's Daughter, Rosalind Christie, was born August 5, 1919.

:: Agatha's mother died in 1926.

:: In August of 1926, Archie moved out of the home later leading to their divorce.

:: Agatha met Max Mallowan, an archaeologist, in 1930 in Baghdad.
They later married and had 46 years together.

:: Agatha Christie died on January 12, 1976 at the age of 85.

:: Agatha Christie is the bestselling mystery novelist of all time.

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