The Resource Agatha Christie Close Up, Agatha Christie, (electronic resource)

Agatha Christie Close Up, Agatha Christie, (electronic resource)

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Agatha Christie Close Up
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Agatha Christie Close Up
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Agatha Christie
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eng
Summary
A fascinating collection of archive radio programmes focusing on the life and work of crime fiction's grande dame and featuring Agatha Christie in her own words. Dame Agatha Christie published 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections in her lifetime, but to the public she remained an enigmatic figure. This quartet of BBC radio programmes looks at the woman behind the books, and explores the career of one of Britain's most famous mystery writers. Agatha Christie in Close-Up (1955) tells the story of the celebrated author, with contributions from Richard Attenborough, Allen Lane, Margaret Lockwood and Peter Saunders; while in The Mysterious Dame Agatha (1975), Cliff Michelmore presents an 85th birthday tribute with Peter Saunders, Nigel Stock and Julian Symons. Women of Mystery: Queen of Crime (1982) sees Jessica Mann investigating women crime writers and Christie in particular; and in Agatha Christie: Speaking Her Own Words (2015), we hear specially selected excerpts from the initial, dictated version of Christie's autobiography. Recorded in 1965, these unedited personal tapes were discovered by her grandson Matthew Prichard, who introduces the programme. Featuring the voices of fellow writers, friends, family and the Queen of Crime herself, this wide-ranging collection sheds new light on the bestselling novelist of all time. Duration: 2 hours approx
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1890-1976
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Christie, Agatha
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fiction
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1890-1976
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  • Christie, Agatha
  • Lockwood, Margaret
  • Attenborough, Richard
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Nonfiction
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Agatha Christie Close Up, Agatha Christie, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781785295119
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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DEFCBF50-6828-446D-BD6F-A0545B1FB0BB
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  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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Label
Agatha Christie Close Up, Agatha Christie, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781785295119
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
DEFCBF50-6828-446D-BD6F-A0545B1FB0BB
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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