Anne Bedingfield, Emily Trefusis, Lucy Eyelesbarrow: why is it that Agatha Christie’s adventurous, highly competent young women never get to become recurring sleuths?
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Books and sources:
—Agatha Christie’s Complete Secret Notebooks by John Curran
—The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie by Charles Osborne
—An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
—The Secret Adversary (1922) by Agatha Christie
—The Man in the Brown Suit (1924) by Agatha Christie
—The Sittaford Mystery (1931) by Agatha Christie
—The Secret of Chimneys (1925) by Agatha Christie
—The Seven Dials Mystery (1929) by Agatha Christie
—The Mystery of the Blue Train (1928) by Agatha Christie
—Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? (1934) by Agatha Christie
—They Came to Baghdad (1951) by Agatha Christie
—4.50 From Paddington (1957) by Agatha Christie
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