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    DescriptionAgatha Christie's memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan Agatha Christie was already well known as a crime writer when she accompanied her husband, Max Mallowan, to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s. She took enormous interest in all his excavations, and when friends asked what her strange life was like, she decided to answer their questions in this delightful book. First published in 1946, Come, Tell Me How You Live is now reissued in B format. It gives a charming picture of Agatha Christie herself, and is, as Jacquetta Hawkes concludes in her Introduction, 'a pure pleasure to read'.

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    Come, Tell Me How You Live
    An Archaeological Memoir
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Agatha Christie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 180 g
    ISBN 13: 9780006531142
    ISBN 10: 0006531148

    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
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    BIC subject category V2: WTLC
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    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Libri: ENGL3030
    DC22: 915.6910441
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    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000, TRV010000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST, CHRN/1930
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000, TRV015000
    DC22: 956.9104
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB, 3JJG
    Thema V1.0: DNB, DSK, DSBH, WTLC
    Illustrations note
    8 b/w plates (8pp)
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    08 June 2006
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    Author Information
    Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
    Review quote
    'Perfectly delightful... colourful, lively and occasionally touching and thought-provoking' Charles Osborne, Books & Bookmen 'Good and enjoyable... she has a delightfully light touch' Marghanita Laski, Country Life