come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan
come tell me how you live by agatha christie mallowan

Come, tell me how you live by Agatha Christie Mallowan

Regular price $ 37.00 $ 0.00

New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974. Hardcover. 192 pages ; photographic illustrations ; 22 cm. $8.95 dust jacket with a large tear to rear. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding firm.


COME, TELL ME HOW YOU LIVE
Agatha Christie Mallowan
Illustrated with photographs

For many years before World War II, Agatha Christie accompanied her archaeologist husband, Sir Max Mallowan, on his expeditions in Iraq and Syria. Here, in a most unusual kind of travel book, she has written an informal and witty description of how you lived when digging up the past in the Middle East.

The book is full of anecdotes which give an amusing picture of excavating ancient cities with primitive native labor. There was, for instance, the foreman who was unable to believe that the authoress did not want to attend a local hanging. "But it is a woman who has poisoned three husbands. Surely you do not want to miss that!"

Throughout the story there runs a thread: it is the unchanging way of life led by the simple folk in Western Asia for more than 6000 years.

Readers who know Lady Mallowan as Agatha Christie will find particular interest in this delightful chronicle which was begun before the war, then laid aside to be resumed after four years spent in war-time London.

First published in 1946, Come, Tell Me How You Live is reissued by popular demand, for, as Agatha Christie said then and says now: "It seems good to remember there were such places. I know what a very good life that was, and it has been a joy and refreshment to me to live those days again."

DODD, MEAD & COMPANY

Q: What are your shipping rates and do you ship overseas?

A: Free Shipping for U.S. buyer. Yes, we do ship worldwide and the price is $25 no matter how many books you buy. Head over to our Shipping page under the link column for further detail.

Q: Can you send me additional photographs of the book?

A: We are always happy to provide additional photographs of the book when a customer request them. Just send us an email via the contact us page.

Q: how do you ship your book? UPS, FedEx or USPS?

A: We primary use USPS but if requested we can ship with FedEx or UPS.

Q: How long will it take for my book to arrive?

A: In general, shipping will take about 3-5 business days within the United States.

Q: What are your return policy?

A: We offer a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee for all purchases regardless of the reason for the return. Further detail about return and refund on our return page under the link column below.

Q: What payment method do you accept?

A: We accept all major credit cards, as well as PAYPAL, APPLEPAY AND GOOGLEPAY.

We are always here to help so if you have any questions, just contact us via Facebook by way of that blue button on the left-hand side or send us an email via our contact us page. We also take phone calls from 10-5pm EST M-F at 617-599-2003.


More from this collection

By continuing to browse our site, you accept the use of cookies. Learn more
Accept