Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

By A. Loudermilk

The new Agatha Christie biography is a graphic novel in form but a mere flipbook in narrative. 29 Jul 2016 // 2:05 AM

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