The People's Friend Special - - THIS WEEK’S COVER FEATURE -

David Suchet rather fit­tingly filmed his very last scenes as Poirot at Green­way. Dur­ing takes, still in char­ac­ter and cos­tume as Poirot, David strolled around the Na­tional Trust shop and court­yard, min­gling and chat­ting to vis­i­tors as the fa­mous Bel­gian de­tec­tive.

Agatha Christie’s first book waited five years for pub­li­ca­tion, hav­ing been re­jected by six pub­lish­ers.

Agatha Christie is the world’s most suc­cess­ful crime writer. Her writ­ing ca­reer spanned more than fifty years and sales of her books have ex­ceeded two bil­lion copies.

The boathouse at Green­way is known lo­cally as Raleigh’s Boathouse. Sir Wal­ter Raleigh was a fre­quent vis­i­tor to the house, as his half-brother was the for­mer owner.

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