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By Agatha Christie

Unpublished for ninety years, Agatha Christie’s huge and evocative letters and images from her year-long round-the-world journey to South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US as a part of the British alternate venture for the well-known 1924 Empire Exhibition.

In 1922 Agatha Christie set sail on a 10-month voyage round the British Empire together with her husband as a part of a alternate challenge to advertise the coming near near British Empire Exhibition. Leaving her two-year-old daughter in the back of along with her sister, Agatha set sail on the finish of January and didn't go back until eventually December, yet she stored up a close weekly correspondence together with her mom, describing intimately the unique locations and folks she encountered because the venture travelled via South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Canada.

The huge and formerly unpublished letters are observed by means of countless numbers of photographs taken on her moveable digicam in addition to the various unique letters, postcards, newspaper cuttings and memorabilia gathered via Agatha on her trip.

Edited and brought by means of Agatha Christie’s grandson, Mathew Prichard, this detailed travelogue finds a brand new facet to Agatha Christie, demonstrating how her urge for food for unique plots and destinations for her books started with this eye-opening journey, which happened simply after merely her moment novel were released (the first leg of the journey to South Africa is especially truly the muse for the booklet she wrote instantly afterwards, the fellow within the Brown Suit). The letters are packed with stories of seasickness and sunburn, motor journeys and surf boarding, and encounters with welcoming locals and overbearing Colonials.

The Grand journey is a publication steeped in heritage, certain to fascinate somebody drawn to the misplaced international of the Nineteen Twenties. Coming from the pen of Britain’s greatest literary export and the world’s most generally translated writer, it's also a becoming tribute to Agatha Christie and is bound to fascinate her legions of globally fans.

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