Talk | 14 Sep 17

Janet Morgan in conversation

Talk | 14 Sep 17

Janet Morgan in conversation

Janet Morgan was the first biographer of Agatha Christie to have had unrestricted access to her papers, photographs and relics and to whom her family, friends and advisers were encouraged to speak openly. Now republished with a new foreword over thirty years after its first publication, Janet Morgan will be discussing the process both of writing and revisiting this book which gives full account of Agatha’s rich and fascinating life, the background to her work as a writer, archaeological exploration and travels in Syria, Iraq and Iran, and the describes the challenges, personal and financial, which she overcame.

Agatha Christie was the subject of Janet Morgan’s first biography. Her other books include the authorised life of Edwina Mountbatten, the four-volume edition of the Diaries of Richard Crossman, and The Secrets of Rue St Roch, the true story of an espionage mission behind enemy lines in the Great War.