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Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery (Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 2)

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This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.
Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.
Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.
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Paperback, 56 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press (first published January 1st 1997)
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Amal 88
Apr 12, 2014 rated it liked it
أغاثا كريستي ناضلت كثيرا لترى كتبها النور رفضت رواياتها كثيرا وأعيدت إليها في كل مرة ولكنها لم تفقد اﻷمل أبدا ، بعد طلاقها من زوجها اﻷول آرتشي كريستي كان صعبا عليها اﻹحتفاظ باسمه لكنها أبقت عليه ﻷن الجمهور عرفها به وقد يؤثر على شهرتها تغييره ، أيضا الحادثة الغريبة التي حدثت ﻷغاثا عندما إختفت بشكل مفاجئ والتي تحدثت عنها الصحف حتى العثور عليها كل ذلك بقي لغزا حتى اﻵن ولم تتحدث عنه في حياتها أبدا ولا أحد يعلم حقيقة ماحدث ، منحتها الملكة إليزابيث أعلى وسام شرف وهو سيدة الإمبراطورية البريطانية وهو ما ...more
Oct 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing
*beli di IBF 2010*

Agatha Christie adalah nama yang paling sering gue sebut jika hunting buku waktu masih sekolah. Ketika pertama kali baca novelnya ‘menuju titik nol’,langsung ketagihan baca novel-novel lainnya. Yang gue kenal dekat tentu saja karakter-karakternya seperti Hercule Poirot (terutama), Kapten Hastings, Miss Marple,Tommy & Tuppence, dan beberapa karakter lepas lainnya. Kelebihan Agatha Christie terletak pada plotnya. Ia meninggalkan clue-clue yang menuntun pembaca ke akhir cerita
Mohammad Shah
Aug 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I liked the plot of the story
Reemi Skyler
Feb 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
A woman of mystery ,both in books and in life , everythin falls tidely into place by the end of her books, and we have the answer, puzzles with comfortable endings, putting clue here and putting clue there , and they re so clever clues.
May 26, 2016 rated it liked it
5/1 40min
5/4 50min

novel/magazines/detective story/dissapearance/mystery/hotel/read

This story is about Agatha Christy. The beginning of this story is Agatha's early days. In 1908 she was eighteen. One day, she cought a cold and she had to be in bed. She had nothinf to do. Then her mother suggested white a novel. After that she tried to white a story and she sent the story to magazine. But the story was sent back and letter said `We cannot publish this story` At first Agatha's story was not appric
Aki Kawachi
1. Oxford level 2
2. 12/16 90min
3. Novel
Detective story
4. A "Agatha Christie was, perhaps, the greatest detective-story writer of all time- a woman of mystery, both in books and in life."
B Agatha is a really famous writer all over the world. She often wrote a detective novels. On the other hand, she was mystery woman because she suddenly disappeared. And she never told the story while she was disappeared. It was always a mystery. It still is.
5. I like this bo
Alia (بلا همزة)
Oct 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
كتاب بسيط يروي حياة الكاتبة اغاثا كرستي في صفحات قليلة
السهل الممتنع دون احداث مكلكعة وتفاصيل مملة
محطات مهمة من ان كان عمرها ١٨ الى ان توفت
عرفت من خلال هذا الكتاب ان السر الاول والاخير في دعمها والدتها التي لم تتوقف في حثها على الكتابة
في حين ان سر اصرارها على كتابة الروايات البولوسية هي اختها التي قالت لها يوما بانها لا تستطيع فعل ذلك وان ذلك صعب عليها ان تفعله
حياة اغاثا لا تقل غموض عن رواياتها فهي في يوم ما قررت ان تتركت ابنتها مع خادمتيها وتركت سيارتها في الطريق مضاءة الانوار وتركت الباب م
Kentaro Iijima
Nov 14, 2012 rated it liked it
- oxford Readers, level 2.
- Time 11/07 = 90 minutes.
= 7-word summary: life - ill - woman - mystery - author - detective - pen.
- Discussion questions:
1, Do you want to take education from your mother?
I don't want to do. I will think it is not good for me because I could spend my school time with good friends. If I did, I couldn't have friends.
2, Have you ever read books of Agatha Christie?
I haven't yet. However I am interested in her book now. I want to try.

By reading this book I am sure that it
Mayuko Ono
Oct 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

- Oxford bookworms library ; level 2
- 90minutes
- Time: 10/02 = 85 minutes
- 7-words summary: Agatha Christie - her mother - married - detective - divorce - mystery - happy
- Discussion questions:
1 Do you like detective stories?
Yes. However, I've never read books which Agatha Christie wrote, so I want to try them.
2 Do you like traveling?
Yes. I want to go to Italy and eat pizza!!!

I like this book. I knew only her name before, so I have never read her books. However, I began to be interested in them
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
john escott,level2
"You must try again"
a:This sentence appeared that Agatha failed to adopt her novel at magazine. Then,her mother told Agatha this sentence.
b:I thought this sentence was too strong for young Agatha, but I knew gradually her mother believe Agatha. So this sentence was nice I thought.
I like to read the novels,so it was great time for me.
I think I want to read other Agatha's novel.
Misaki Ohata
1.oxford John Escott level2
2.6/17 85min.
3.mystery detective marry book life world shy
4.a【Agatha who is one of the greatest writer. Her life was not ordinary, but she overcame problems and she became a good writer.】
b【a woman of mystery, both in books and in life.】
5. I have ever heard only her name. I think that she is a great person, because she couldn't write letters correctly when she was young. However, she grew up and she wrote a wonderful mystery story. I want to read her books!!
Kaoru Kawaguchi
Oxford bookworms library / level 2 / 90min
Agatha Christie / ill / her mother / dances / married / poison / detective

Have you ever read Agatha Christie's books?
> No I haven't but I want to try.

Do you want to write novel if you become ill?
> No but I want to read many kinds of book if I have much time.

This book is about Agatha Christie's life so if you areinterested in Agatha Christie, I reccomemd you.
Apr 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OXFORD Level 2
It took 30 minutes to read.
Word summery- novel, detective, mystery, murderer, name, shy, book
Have you read Agatha Christie's book? Do you like mystery?
opinion- Before I read this book, I thought she is good writer.
But actually, it was hard to write good story for her first.
Her novel wasn't accepeted first, but she never give up.
Her mother supported her well. So I think that we need a people who support.

Daiki Matsumoto
Maho Asano
Apr 15, 2015 rated it liked it
1. Oxford, level 2

2. 4/15=30min, 4/18=57min, 4/19=35min,

3. Woman, her mother, ill, write, story, shy, life

4.a. Clara was always sure that her daughters could do anything.

b. I liked it because Agatha's mother always trust her daughters what they do.

5. Her writer life was made by her mother. If her mother didn't recommend writing stories, she wouldn't become a writer.
May 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
1. Oxford level2
2. 05/10=60min, 05/11=30min
3. woman, mystery, shy, novel, detective, ill, marry

4a. 'You must try again,'
4b. This sentence was said by Agatha's mother, and it motivated Agatha. I was impressed.

5. I've never heard her name. First, I think her mother is little strict and scary. But her mother made Agatha's writer life. I want to read other her novel.
Mar 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
With many of Christie's famous works being condensed into shorter works for children, this book serves as a amazing little biography for kids which lends a great introduction into the life of one incredibly talented and prolific woman and author. A highly recommended principal channel into the adult world of Agatha Christie's works
May 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
1.Agatha Christie, Woman of Mistery/OXFORD/Level 2
2.70 minutes
3.shy woman, write a story, marry, become famous, disappear, devorce, receive very great honor
4.Do you like reading mistery?-Yes, I like to do very much.
5.She had a life full of ups and downs. That's very reason why she wrote many wonderful stories, I thought.
Jun 26, 2016 rated it liked it
it was very light book, you can finish it within half an hour. but since i'm not english native speaker i read it in about two hours. But my tensions was to learn about grammar and writing and it was very useful in that matter.
رغد مُحسن
finally,I know about Agatha and her life
sadly,I don't read any book by her,but I'll - InshaAllah-
Jessica Alexa
Aug 29, 2016 marked it as to-read
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Zaid Alkhateeb
Dec 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book tells you Agatha Christie life in simple beautiful way.
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Good to know about Agatha Christie !
Mio Takasaki
Apr 25, 2016 rated it liked it
I thought it would some detective stories written by Agatha Christine, so I was disappointed when I learned this was about the writer's life at first. However, it was good to know about her.
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Herhalde sınav için okumak zorunda kaldığım en güzel kitaptı agatha christie nin hayatı hakkında bilmeniz gereken hemen herşeyi buluyorsunuz
Misha Crews
Apr 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
A brief but fun biography of the always-fascinating Agatha Christie Mallowan. Really enjoyed it!
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Mar 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016
the greatest detective-story writer of all time a woman of mystery, both in books and in life.
Gabby Salinas
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Dec 18, 2015
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John Escott started by writing children's books and comic scripts, but now writes and adapts books for students of all ages. He especially enjoys writing crime and mystery thrillers, and is a member of the British Crime Writers Association.

With Oxford University Press John has published London for the Oxford Bookworms Factfile series; Agatha Christie, Woman of Mystery, Star Reporter, Girl on a Mot
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