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Discover what made the world's most successful crime writer tick. Clues from Christie's personal archive and interviews with family and scholars provide new insights into the author who continues to delight readers across the globe.

Play An Unusual Childhood Gives Clues to Great Stories

How did an isolated, self-educated child turn into one of the greatest authors of the 20th century? While Agatha Christie’s notebooks offer a glimpse into how her stories took shape, it is her unusual childhood and family that provided the inspiration for some of her greatest characters.

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