While Agatha Christie was known for her meticulously taut murder mysteries, Christine Kenneally learns about Christie’s truly chaotic approach to crafting a narrative.
What’s more, in between ominous scraps like 'Stabbed through eye with hatpin' and 'influenza depression virus – Stolen? Cabinet Minister?' are grocery lists: 'Newspapers, toilet paper, salt, pepper…' There was no clean line between Christie’s work life and her family life. She created household ledgers, and scribbled notes to self.