The Resource Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations, (electronic resource)

Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations, (electronic resource)

Label
Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations
Title
Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of reallife crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either influenced the works of the world's most popular mystery writer or affected the lives of many famous personalities involved in her long and brilliant career. Discover the truth behind many of her books, such as how the exploits of Jack the Ripper inspired the serial killings in The ABC Murders and how the plot twist in The Murder of Roger Ackroyd was suggested by Lord Mountbatten. This book also reveals how many of her illustrious acquaintances found themselves immersed in
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holgate, Mike
Dewey number
  • 823.912
  • 823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6005.H66 Z693 2010
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Christie, Agatha
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 -- Friends and associates
  • Crime -- England -- History -- 19th century
  • Crime -- England -- History -- 20th century
  • Literature
  • Crime
  • Crime
  • Crime in literature
Label
Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations, (electronic resource)
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B9FD2484-FF62-4F3A-B19E-95410846CB7E
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Agatha Christie: 'The Queen of Crime'; 2. Jack the Ripper: Cat Among the Pigeons; 3. Lady Nancy Astor: Appointment with Death; 4. Lizzie Borden: After the Funeral; 5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of Death; 6. Oscar Wilde: A Woman of No Importance; 7. Agatha Christie: The Mysterious Affair at Styles; 8. Dame Gracie Fields: A Murder Is Announced; 9. Lord Carnarvon: The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb; 10. Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Sir Walter Raleigh: Dead Man's Folly; 11. Robert Graves: Towards Zero
  • 12. Madge Watts: The Claimant13. Rudyard Kipling: The House Surgeon; 14. Dr Crippen: Three Act Tragedy; 15. Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding; 16. Billie Carleton: The Affair at the Victory Ball; 17. The Sinking of the Lusitania: The Secret Adversary 72; 18. Lawrence of Arabia: They Came to Baghdad; 19. Eden Phillpotts: Peril at End House; 20. Charles Lindbergh: Murder on the Orient Express; 21. Frank Vosper: Love from a Stranger; 22. Sir Christopher Lee: Murder is Easy; 23. Dennis O'Neill: The Mousetrap
  • 24. Klaus Fuchs and Bruno Pontecorvo: Destination Unknown25. Dame Margaret Rutherford: Murder Most Foul; 26. Roy James: At Bertram's Hotel; 27. Lord Mountbatten: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; 28. Sir Peter Ustinov: Evil Under the Sun; 29. Vanessa Redgrave: Agatha; 30. Agatha Christie: Ordeal by Innocence; Bibliography and Sources;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780752475929
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn779141057
Label
Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations, (electronic resource)
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B9FD2484-FF62-4F3A-B19E-95410846CB7E
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Agatha Christie: 'The Queen of Crime'; 2. Jack the Ripper: Cat Among the Pigeons; 3. Lady Nancy Astor: Appointment with Death; 4. Lizzie Borden: After the Funeral; 5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of Death; 6. Oscar Wilde: A Woman of No Importance; 7. Agatha Christie: The Mysterious Affair at Styles; 8. Dame Gracie Fields: A Murder Is Announced; 9. Lord Carnarvon: The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb; 10. Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Sir Walter Raleigh: Dead Man's Folly; 11. Robert Graves: Towards Zero
  • 12. Madge Watts: The Claimant13. Rudyard Kipling: The House Surgeon; 14. Dr Crippen: Three Act Tragedy; 15. Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding; 16. Billie Carleton: The Affair at the Victory Ball; 17. The Sinking of the Lusitania: The Secret Adversary 72; 18. Lawrence of Arabia: They Came to Baghdad; 19. Eden Phillpotts: Peril at End House; 20. Charles Lindbergh: Murder on the Orient Express; 21. Frank Vosper: Love from a Stranger; 22. Sir Christopher Lee: Murder is Easy; 23. Dennis O'Neill: The Mousetrap
  • 24. Klaus Fuchs and Bruno Pontecorvo: Destination Unknown25. Dame Margaret Rutherford: Murder Most Foul; 26. Roy James: At Bertram's Hotel; 27. Lord Mountbatten: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; 28. Sir Peter Ustinov: Evil Under the Sun; 29. Vanessa Redgrave: Agatha; 30. Agatha Christie: Ordeal by Innocence; Bibliography and Sources;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780752475929
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn779141057

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