[pic] Agatha Christie (1890-1976): Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in 1890 at Torquay, in England. After the dead of her father, it is her mother who took charge of her. This educationallowed her to write very early poems, novels, encouraged by her mother. In 1906, Agatha went to Paris to work the singing and the piano but she was very shy. So she returned in England.
At thebeginning of the First World War, she married with Archibal Christie.
At the end of the First World War, Agatha gave birth to a daughter: Rosalind.
During the First World War, she worked as a voluntarynurse, what allowed her to familiarize with poisons and other drugs which appear on her novels.
During her free time, she wrote her first detective story : The Mysterious Affair At Style, followinga bet with her sister.
In 1920, she found an editor who published her first novel: The Mysterious Affair At Style, where Hercule Poirot appeared for the first time. In 1926, with the publication ofher seven novels: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Agatha began a reference for the detective stories. Agatha’s success was and still very important thanks to the characters Hercule Poirot and MissMarple.
In 1928, Agatha divorced one’s husband because he was unfaithful. Two years later, she married with Sir Max Mallowan who was an archaeologist. She went with her new husband in Syria and in Iraq,following him in searches campaign and using these new experiences for several titles.
In 1952, the piece of theatre: The Mouse Trap presented for the first time in London.
In 1972, shereceived the distinction of Dame Commander in the order of British Empire by the Queen Elisabeth II. This day Agatha Christie became Lady Agatha Christie.
Hercule Poirot died in august 1975 with Curtain:Hercule Poirot’s Last Case; the New York Times even published an obituary the sixth August.
Miss Marple resolved Sleeping Murder in 1976 but the title is posthumous and the character didn’t die in...
Lire le document complet
Veuillez vous inscrire pour avoir accès au document.