By John Escott
What does the identify Agatha Christie suggest? To many of us, it ability a booklet a couple of homicide secret - a whodunnit. Im interpreting an Agatha Christie, humans say. Im unsure who the assassin is -I imagine its . yet they're frequently mistaken, since it isn't effortless to bet the murderers identify sooner than the tip of the book.
But who used to be Agatha Christie? What used to be she like? used to be her existence quiet and unexciting, or was once it packed with curiosity and experience? used to be there a secret in her existence, too? . . .
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And they are clever clues, so it is not easy to guess the name of the murderer. Who did it? We want to know, and by the end of the book, everything falls tidily into place and we have the answer. And of course the stories are not really about murder and death - they are puzzles, with comfortable endings, because it is pleasing to read that the detective always catches the criminal. For an hour or two, we can escape from real life, which is often neither tidy nor comfortable. Agatha Christie died on the 12th of January, 1976.
Words go from left to right, and from top to bottom. All the words are four letters or more, and many letters are used more than once. M C H A R A C T E R P H N T D E R N T R U A D H 1 G U E S S B P 1 P S 0 1 M E E L T V U A N E Y B S 1 E 0 Z P 0 1 0 S R R Z P V D T 0 N e s H E R E R S c E T L E 0 E A R E L Y E A T E R Y K X P L U E U D E T E C T 1 V E R P 0 P U L A R P S D 0 JM A G A Z 1 N E Now write down all the letters that don’t have lines through them (begin at the top and go across each line to the end).
30 A young archaeologist Two days before she left England, Agatha went to dinner with some friends. During the evening, she talked to some people who were just back from Baghdad, in Iraq. Their names were Commander and M rs Howe. ‘People always say that Baghdad is a terrible place,’ said M rs Howe. ’ She went on talking about the city, and Agatha listened with great interest. She soon decided that she wanted to see Baghdad for herself. ’ she said. ’ ‘You can go by train,’ said M rs Howe. ’ said Agatha.
Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery by John Escott