Come, Tell Me How You Live
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Come, Tell Me How You Live

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Over the course of her long, prolific career, Agatha Christie gave the world a wealth of ingenious whodunits and page-turning locked-room mysteries featuring Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, and a host of other unforgettable characters. She also gave us Come, Tell Me How You Live, a charming, fascinating, and wonderfully witty nonfiction account of her days on an archaeological dig in Syria with her husband, renowned archeologist Max Mallowan. Something completely different from arguably the best-selling author of all time, Come, Tell Me How You Live is an evocative journey to the fascinating Middle East of the 1930s that is sure to delight Dame Agatha's millions of fans, as well as aficionados of Elizabeth Peters's Amelia Peabody mysteries and eager armchair travelers everywhere.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 205 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 158.76g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • maps
  • 0062093703
  • 9780062093707
  • 107,310

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Perfectly delightful....Colorful, lively, and occasionally touching and thought-provoking. --Book & Bookmen (UK)"
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To the world she was Agatha Christie, author of numerous bestselling mysteries and whodunits, arguably the most popular writer in the English language. But in the 1930s she wore a different hat, traveling with her husband, renowned archaeologist Max Mallowan, as he investigated the buried ruins and ancient wonders of Syria and Iraq. Described by the author as a "meandering chronicle of life on an archaeological dig," Come, Tell Me How You Live is Dame Agatha Christie's first-person account of her time spent in this breathtaking corner of the globe where recorded human history began. It is a fascinating, eye-opening, vibrant, and vivid portrait of a place, a people, and a past, by a legendary writer whose extraordinary popularity endures to this day; an altogether remarkable narrative of everyday life in a world now long since vanished.
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2,247 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
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4 35% (795)
3 18% (397)
2 3% (77)
1 1% (23)
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