Audio tapes of Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie, the best-selling author of all time, describes her life and characters in newly discovered tapes.
In the world of blockbuster books, Agatha Christie was way ahead of her time — not only in spinning unpredictable tales but also introducing the world to her distinctive characters. Now, newly discovered audio tapes give us a window into what she thought about her legendary detectives.
Christie's grandson Mathew Prichard stumbled upon 27 of the half-hour long tapes; in a dusty cardboard box — undisturbed for 40 years — as he cleaned out a storeroom in Greenway, the Georgian property overlooking the Dart estuary in Devon that Christie called "the loveliest place in the world.” In the tapes, she explained why the fastidious Hercule Poirot and the indomitable Miss Marple should never meet.
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