Agatha, 1891–1976, English novelist of detective fiction.
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Go missing for a week and, like agatha christie and Judge Crater, you will make news.
Ron Paul’s Nostalgic Appeal Shakes Up the 2012 Primaries Rich Galen December 16, 2011
But there is one juicy morsel in the latest discovery, food for thought for those with an agatha christie complex.
Canada’s Severed-Feet Mystery Winston Ross September 3, 2011
agatha christie and her ilk, that is writers who make the puzzle paramount, are in the minority.
My Imaginary Literary Friends Malcolm Jones February 22, 2014
But at second blush, this situation is a little like an agatha christie mystery.
The Larry Summers Whodunit: Who Killed His Shot at Running the Fed? Daniel Gross September 14, 2013
agatha christie was so partial to cream that she regularly kept some by her typewriter, to sip while she wrote.
Menu for a Moveable Feast: 10 Famous Authors and Their Favorite Foods & Recipes Nicole Villeneuve October 11, 2012
Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants
Aaron, 1900–90, U.S. composer. Contemporary Examples No speechy-sounding policy-paper words that bring Copland music to mind. Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People John McWhorter July 29, 2014 Historical Examples He slipped away from Chapelhope in a few days, and was no more seen until the time that Copland and […]
Allan MacLeod [muh-kloud] /məˈklaʊd/ (Show IPA), 1924–98, U.S. physicist and biophysicist, born in South Africa: Nobel Prize 1979. Historical Examples Mr. Cormack did not succeed in the main object he had in view, yet was his trouble anything but profitless. Lecture On The Aborigines Of Newfoundland Joseph Noad Mrs. Cormack stood and stared, now at […]
Alfonso [al-fon-soh;; Italian ahl-fawn-saw] /ælˈfɒn soʊ;; Italian ɑlˈfɔn sɔ/ (Show IPA), 1822–76, Italian anatomist. Historical Examples Corti, with his Berbers, lingered in the vicinity of the field of fight watchful of the enemy. The Prince of India, Volume II Lew. Wallace But Count Corti with the deepening of the danger only exerted himself the more. […]
Abraham, 1618–67, English poet. Malcolm, 1898–1989, U.S. writer, critic, and editor. Historical Examples Their simplicity appears beggarly when compared with the quaint forms and gaudy coloring of such artists as Cowley and Gongora. Lays of Ancient Rome Thomas Babbington Macaulay This kind of wit is that which abounds in Cowley more than in any author […]
Aelbert [ahl-buh rt] /ˈɑl bərt/ (Show IPA), 1620–91, Dutch painter. Historical Examples An excellent example of the hazy, drowsy effect in which Cuyp excelled. A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various The style of Both is only a slight variation from that of Cuyp. Colour as a Means of Art […]