The Real Life of Agatha Christie


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Anne Martinetti, Guillaume Lebeau


The life of Agatha Christie was as mysterious and eventful as her fiction. This beautifully illustrated graphic novel traces the life of the Queen of Whodunnit from her childhood in Torquay, England, through a career filled with success, mischief, and adventure, to her later years as Dame Agatha. Revealing a side to Christie that will surprise and delight many readers, Agatha introduces us to a free-spirited and thoroughly modern woman who, among other things, enjoyed flying, travel, and surfing. Centering around an episode in 1926 when Christie staged her own disappearance, Agatha is an intriguing, entertaining, and funny exploration of the 20th century’s best-loved crime novelist.

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Weight 379 g
Dimensions 17.2 x 24 cm
Publisher name Self Made Hero
Publication date 1 July 2016
Number of pages 128
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Illustrated by Alexandre Franc
Dimensions 17.2 x 24 cm
Weight 379 g


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Anne Martinetti is editorial director at Les \u00e9ditions du Masque. She teaches the translation of detective novels at the Institut Charles V. Martinetti lives in Paris.

Guillaume Lebeau is the award-winning author of 15 books, novels, and graphic novels, including a biography of Stieg Larsson. He lives in France.

Alexandre Franc is a comics artist and an illustrator. He is the author of numerous educational books and comics for children. He lives in France.