Agatha Christie – Born on 15 September 1890

Posted on September 13th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay, Devon, on 15 September 1890.

To celebrate the day, here is a fascinating newspaper article which looks at some of her most famous stories and detectives, and also highlights some of the mistakes made by her famous criminals which led to their undoing.

historical newspaper report on Agatha Christie

Dundee Courier – Thursday 09 December 1926

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19261209/124/0006

historical newspaper report on Agatha Christie

Evening Telegraph – Tuesday 10 April 1928

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19280410/005/0001

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