Murder Isn't Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie (Paperback)Carla Valentine (author)
Engaging and informative - Guardian
Agatha Christie is one of our most beloved authors - a storyteller unparalleled in her clever plots and twisting tales. But Agatha was also a forensic expert; in each of her books she employs an expert weaving of human observation, ingenuity and genuine science of the era.
In Murder Isn't Easy Carla Valentine illuminates all of Agatha's incredible knowledge, showing how she stayed at the cutting edge of forensics from ballistics to fingerprint analysis, as seen through much-loved characters such as Poirot and Miss Marple.
From the glamour and grit of Agatha Christie's stories, to the real-life cases that inspired them, Murder Isn't Easy will immerse you in the forensics that influenced generations of writers and scientists alike.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 293 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm
Engaging and informative
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