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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