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agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

This book is poorly written and completely unorganized. There were ostensibly chapters that ostensibly related to various true crimes i. What a waste of time. And there is almost no relevance to Cat Among the Pigeons which was an entirely different novel. There are also examples of how her books themselves became the unknowing inspiration for real life crimes, or how people reading them have been inspired to solve crimes.

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations by Mike Holgate by Mike Holgate

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

It's awkward to be reading about the Lindbergh kidnapping What a waste of time. It feels like a poorly structured and badly written undergraduate thesis. So one day he sat down in front of Dragon Technically Speaking and rambled out a book. The author flits from story to story without any transition. It kind of reminded me of when my brother would have a crush on someone and that person's name would come up in every conversation. Can't say I learned anything new, just a light sloppy rehash of old general information.

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Agatha Christie’s True Crime Inspirations

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

The true scandals, crimes, and murders that inspired the works of the Queen of Crime, and affected those around her Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of events that either influenced the works of the world's most popular mystery writer or affected the lives of many famous personalities involved in her long career. There are also examples of how her books themselves became the unknowing inspiration for real life crimes, or how people reading them have been inspired to solve crimes. There are also examples of how her books themselves became the unknowing inspiration for real life crimes, or how people reading them have been inspired to solve crimes. I'm glad I found it for a dollar at a book sale because if I had paid any more I would be upset. There is a good deal about Torquay but considering Agatha Christie's connection to the place, that seems appropriate to me. Since I haven't read Agatha Christie's mysteries, I found this book to be a bit hodgepodge. I love Christie's work, and I love the True Crime genre.

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Agatha Christie’s True Crime Inspirations

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

The author flits from story to story without any transition. Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations is a fascinating addition to Christie literature, focusing on little-known parts of this iconic writer's life and career. From her early roots in Torquay to her infamous eleven-day disappearance, no stone is left unturned as the events of her own life are revealed to be every bit as intriguing as her world-renowned novels. I really don't understand how this book got published. It's rather like a family tree of sorts--or 6 degrees of Agatha Christie--the title is a bit misleading only a bit-there are stories in the book that refer directly to Ms. Jamie has the best gloves. It's rather like a family tree of sorts--or 6 degrees of Agatha Christie--the title is a bit misleading only a bit-there are stories in the book that refer directly to Ms.

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Agatha Christie’s True Crime Inspirations

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

Very superficial, many of the stories 'relate' to Agatha Christie only in a round-about way like the fourth cousin of a neighbor of the people who once rented Agatha's family a summer cottage shook hands with a suspected murderer. The basic premise of this book is interesting. Very little, perhaps … Disjointed, not well organized. . Like Christie's own work, this This book purports to be a cataloguing of some incidents that may have inspired Agatha Christie's work.

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations by Mike Holgate · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

There are several incidents eg, the assassination of Lord Mountbatten that occurred after Christie's death. It feels like a poorly structured and badly written undergraduate thesis. For instance there is a chapter on Margaret Rutherford, who memorably played Miss Marple in a series of films and in her real life was the daughter of a madman and mother who committed suicide. There was plenty of research and many old photographs included. Some of the chapters ramble, and in reality we needed a much closer discussion of the plot of the novel or story and the factual elements claimed.

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Agatha Christie’s True Crime Inspirations

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

Similarly while we might agree that Lady Mary Westholme was modelled on Lady Astor, that is really where the connection with the plot of Appointment with Death ends. Jack The Ripper , but the book was really one long pointless ramble by an Agatha Christie obsessive. Christie's books but a lot of it is stuff that is peripheral to the books or her life. Reminded me of channel surfing, just when a case was getting interesting it would jump to some news article that apparently was related in the author's mind but not in any way that was clear to the reader. This feels more like the notes for a college essay instead of an actual finished book. In some respects, it is. This book was like visiting a doddering old gossip in a nursing home.

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Rent Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations by Mike Holgate Paperback Book

agatha christie s true crime inspirations holgate mike

I'm glad I found it for a dollar at a book sale because if I had paid any more I would be upset. This book was like visiting a doddering old gossip in a nursing home. For much of the time there is far too much historical detail given and not enough correlation shown. In some respects, it is. For instance there is a chapter on Margaret Rutherford, who memorably played Miss Marple in a series of films and in her real I was sort of surprised at some of the vitriol directed at this book in other reviews--I thought it was charming. Very superficial, many of the stories 'relate' to Agatha Christie only in a round-about way like the fourth cousin of a neighbor of the people who once rented Agatha's family a summer cottage shook hands with a suspected murderer. The chapters are very short and I would have had this done quite quickly but had a friend visiting from Chicago and did not read much while he was here.

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