Agatha Christie's 120th birthday
These English people with their cakes that taste of sand, never never, will they have tasted such a cake. Delicious, they will say – delicious –’ Her face clouded again. ‘Mr Patrick. He called it Delicious Death. My cake! I will not have my cake called that!’ ‘It was a compliment really,’ said Miss Blacklock. ‘He meant it was worth dying to eat such a cake.’ Agatha Christie has always been one of...