Mary Westmacott

Sometimes, Agatha Christie didn’t want to be Agatha Christie.

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Books and sources:
The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
The Big Four by Agatha Christie
The Seven Dials Mystery by Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Mr Quin by Agatha Christie
Giant’s Bread by Mary Westmacott
“The Lady Vanishes” — episode 4 of Shedunnit about Christie’s disappearance
Rosalind Hicks’ article about Mary Westmacott
Unfinished Portrait by Mary Westmacott
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
The Rose and the Yew Tree  by Mary Westmacott
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Absent in the Spring by Mary Westmacott
Agatha Christie: The Woman and her Mysteries by Gillian Gill
“A Hidden Body in the Library: Mary Westmacott: Agatha Christie, and Emotional Violence” by Sarah E. Whitney from Clues: A Journal of Detection, Vol 29 Number 1, Spring 2011
Agatha Christie: A Biography by Janet Morgan

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