Come Tell Me How You Live An Archaeological Memoir

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
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Agatha Christie’s personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels.

Come Tell Me How You Live

Author: Agatha Christie Mallowan
Publisher: Harper Collins
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She also gave us Come, Tell Me How You Live, a charming, fascinating, and wonderfully witty nonfiction account of her days on an archaeological dig in Syria with her husband, renowned archeologist Max Mallowan.

Clues A Journal Of Detection Vol 34 No 1

Author: Janice M. Allan
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Indeed, this volume will make an elegant addition to any Christie collection. —
Rachel Franks Rachel Franks earned a PhD in Australian crime fiction from
Central Queensland University. Her awardwinning work has been published in a
wide variety of books and periodicals. ◦ Agatha Christie Mallowan. Come, Tell Me
How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir. 1946. Rpt. with new introduction by
Jacquetta Hawkes. New York: Morrow, 2012. 205 pp. $13.99. Aside from her
renown and ...

Shrinking Violets

Author: Joe Moran
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195. p. 133 'completely imbecile with shyness': Agatha Christie, Come, Tell Me
How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir (London: HarperCollins, 1999), p. 33.
p. 134 'If you are doubly greased lightning': Agatha Christie, 'Hercule Poirot,
fiction's greatest detective', Daily Mail, 15 January 1938. p. 134 'an egocentric
creep': John Gross (ed.), The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes (Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2006), p. 267. p. 134 'shy fits': Agatha Christie, '
Introduction', in Peter ...

Three Stones Make A Wall

Author: Eric H. Cline
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884616
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2016. “The 5300-Year-Old Helicobacter pylori Genome of the Iceman.” Science
351, no. 6269: 162–65. /351/6269/162.
Mallory, James P., and Victor H. Mair. 2000. The Tarim Mummies: Ancient China
and the Mystery of the Earliest Peoples from the West. London: Thames and
Hudson. Mallowan, Agatha Christie. 2012. Come, Tell Me How You Live: An
Archaeological Memoir. Repr. New York: William Morrow. Mann, Charles C. 2011
. “The Birth of ...

Negotiating For The Past

Author: James F. Goode
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292779013
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Mudhakkirati fi samim al-ihdath [Memoirs of Essential Events]. Beirut, 1965. Lloyd
, Seton. The Interval: A Life in Archaeology. Oxford, 1986. Mallowan, Agatha
Christie. Come Tell Me How You Live. New York, 1946. Mallowan, Max.
Mallowan's Memoirs. London, 1977. Mostafavi, Seyd Mohammad Taghi. Talash
dar rah-i khidmat be athar-i milli va omid be ayande [Struggles in the Service of
the National Monuments and Hopes for the Future]. Tehran, 1955. Mushtaq, Talib
. Awraq Ayyami ...

The 8 55 To Baghdad

Author: Andrew Eames
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446422143
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Aleppo will always be deeply foreign to me, but the fact that I could remember
how to get from the station to the Baron Hotel – a pleasant walk through the
central park – meant I could safely ignore the importuning taxi drivers. That
pleasurable sensation of stepping back into the familiar is something that Agatha
recorded in her archaeological memoir Come Tell Me How You Live, exulting in
her return to the civilized world of Aleppo after some weeks out on the dig at
Chagar Bazar, ...

Red Nile

Author: Robert Twigger
Publisher: Macmillan
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In her memoir about helping her archaeological husband Max, Come, Tell Me
How You Live, she recounts the humiliation of having to buy 'O.S.' clothes – '
outsize' – for her journey. She resorted to the 'tropical department', first for a sola
topee ('brown, white and patent'), though she is tempted by a double terai hat,
which was available in pink. The double terai was a much esteemed traveller's
hat as it had a double skin, thus protecting your head from the sun. Being too
large for sailing ...

Making Archaeology Happen

Author: Martin Oswald Hugh Carver
Publisher: Routledge
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... particularly affectionate account of archaeology in Come, Tell Me How You
Live (1946). The period, with its pipe smokers dividing the foreign spoils, is now a
sitting target for student essays on the evils of colonialism; but one mustn't forget
that these archaeologists were people too, lived in their own times, and had
strong feelings for the past and a pastime that they knew well how to share at
every social level. One passage in Mallowan's memoir describing his first
encounter with Tell ...

Dirty Diggers

Author: Paul Bahn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315430436
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Harvest. The Memoirs of Glyn Daniel. Thames & Hudson: London. Droop, J. P.
1915. Archaeological Excavation. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
Hawkes, J. 1982. Adventurer in Archaeology. The Biography of Sir Mortimer
Wheeler. Weidenfeld & Nicolson: London Lhote, H. 1959. The Search for the
Tassili Frescoes. Hutchinson: London. McCall, H. 2001. The Life of Max
Mallowan. Archaeology and ...