The life & times of the nation’s favourite crime author, by Torquay Museum’s Agatha Christie Gallery

📚🔍 So true, dears. I love this expressive portrait, but all her work too.

London Life With Liz

Having visited Agatha Christie’s holiday home, Greenway, earlier in the week, I was excited to hear that Torquay Museum, just down the road from where I was staying, plays host to Britain’s only Agatha Christie Gallery. The weather having turned to rain on my final day on the English Riviera, it was the perfect time for a visit.

And a very fine museum this is, too. My only regret about is that I didn’t have time to see more of it – its new Roman Empire exhibition, based around new discoveries in Ipplepen, sounded particularly appealing. I was booked on an afternoon train back to London, however – so Agatha (I like to think that by now we’re on first name terms) took precedence. I shall just have to plan another Devon holiday…

The exhibition charts, very sympathetically, the course of Mrs Christie’s life, focusing on a number…

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5 responses to “The life & times of the nation’s favourite crime author, by Torquay Museum’s Agatha Christie Gallery

  1. this is so interesting. I always have loved her stories and never knew much about her personal background. thanks for filling in the blanks.

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  2. mmerce60

    I always liked the mystery and not the “queen of mystery” Agatha Christie. This drawing I love and the short story helps me to understand it

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  3. Thank you for the reblog 🙂

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