By Agatha Christie, Mathew Prichard
Agatha Christie is the main generally released writer of all time, outsold basically by means of the Bible and Shakespeare. Now, during this interesting travelogue of the prolific author's yearlong journey round the British Empire in 1922, Christie presents the clues to the origins of the plots and locales of a few of her bestselling secret novels. Containing never-before-published letters and photographs from her travels, and packed with interesting information about the unique destinations she visited, The Grand journey is a crucial ebook for Agatha Christie fanatics, revealing an unforeseen part to the world's most famous secret author.
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