With unique access to previously unpublished papers, this is a perceptive and stylish biography of Agatha Christie as a phenomoenon, a writer and a woman
A writer and freelance journalist, Laura Thompson won the Somerset Maugham award for her first book, THE DOGS, and is also the author of the critically acclaimed LIFE IN A COLD CLIMATE. She lives in London and Newmarket.
A triumphant success -- A. N. Wilson, Daily Mail Highly accomplished -- Kathryn Hughes, Mail on Sunday 'Thompson does a fabulous job of getting inside her head' -- Rachel Cooke, Observer 'A superlative and rapturously written biography' -- Roger Lewis, Daily Express 'The most definitive biography so far' -- Andrea Mullaney, Scotland on Sunday 'The last word on Agatha Christie! superb' -- Charles Osborne, Literary Review 'An excellent biography' -- Jake Kerridge, Telegraph Review 'Outstanding' -- Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth