Crime Writers On the Trail
Bizarrely, famous crime fiction writers took part in the investigation to find Agatha Christie in 1926! Dorothy L. Sayers (creator of Lord Peter Wimsey visited the scene where Agatha's car had been found, whilst Sir Arthur Conon Doyle (creator of Sherlock Holmes) called in the services of a medium. He handed him a glove belonging to the missing writer: 'He at once got the name Agatha', Sir Arthur later recalled: 'There is trouble connected with this article. The person who owns it is half-dazed and half-purposeful. She is not dead as many think. She is alive. You will hear of her next Wednesday'. Indeed, as the medium predicted, the press broke the news the following Wednesday, that the search for Agatha was over!
Written by Mike Holgate
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|Written by||Mike Holgate|
|Organisation||Torbay Library Services|
|Format||greyscale news article; 375 mm x 280 mm; photograph|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Subject||Christie. Personal. Working life|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Keywords||Harrogate disappearance Archibald Christie autobiography|