U-Agatha Raisin: izincwadi

Marion Chesney: ibinzana

Marion Chesney: ibinzana

U-Agatha Raisin ungumphenyi oqanjiwe wamanoveli angama-32 nezincwadi ezi-3 zezindaba ezimfushane ezidalwe ngu-MC Beaton. Lesi sakamuva kwakuyigama-mbumbulu elisetshenziswa kakhulu umlobi waseScotland kanye nentatheli uMarion Chesney. Umlingiswa okukhulunywa ngaye naye ufinyelele uchungechunge lokusakazwa komsakazo - odlalwa nguPenelope Keith ku-BBC Radio 4 - kanye nochungechunge lwethelevishini oludumile.

Isiqephu sokuqala se-saga, U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Quiche of Death, yanyatheliswa yi-St Martins PG ngo-1992. Kusukela ngalowo nyaka U-Beaton uxhume izigidi zabafundi ngokuhlanganisa amahlaya nezimfihlakalo ekulandiseni okusheshayo.. Umphumela uye waba indatshana ebanzi enemibhalo efundeka ngokushesha eyakhuthaza inqwaba yabafundi bezizukulwane ezintathu.

Umlando womlingiswa nesifinyezo sochungechunge u-Agatha Raisin

Ubuntwana

Uzalelwe eBirmingham ngaphansi kwegama lika-Agatha Styles, uyindodakazi kaJoseph noMargaret Styles, idlanzana lezidakwa ezingasebenzi ezaziziphilisa ngezinzuzo zomphakathi, futhi ngezikhathi ezithile, zeba ezitolo. Naphezu kwezimo zakhe, i-protagonist yakwazi ukuchitha iholide elikhazimulayo e-Cotswolds (abazali bakhe bakhetha ukungena ekhasino yendawo).

Kusukela edolobheni kuya emaphandleni

Ukuhlala okukhulunywe ngakho ngenhla ezweni kwakuyinkumbulo emnandi kakhulu yobuntwana buka-Agatha. Ngokwalesi sizathu, umlingiswa oyinhloko (iminyaka engama-53 ubudala ekuqaleni kochungechunge) unquma ukuthuthela eCarsely (idolobha eliqanjiwe) eCotswolds.

Emuva lapho yena nje Usanda kuthengisa inkampani yakhe ye-PR eMayfair., London, nokuthatha umhlalaphansi ngaphambi kwesikhathi. Noma kunjalo, uzizwa ekhungathekile kakhulu, nokho, lowo muzwa awukususi ububele.

Ngokushesha uthola ukuthi indawo yakhe entsha ahlala kuyo ayinamoya lapho engenela futhi ehlulwa—ngokungafanele, ngokusho kwakhe—emqhudelwaneni we-quiche. Kodwa u-Agatha akanalo ithuba lokukhuza ijaji, njengoba ebulawa ushevu ngemuva kokuthatha nocezu lwekhekhe.

Umseshi ongahlonishwa kakhulu

U-Agatha uthatha isinqumo sokuthola umnyombo walolu daba ukuze aziphendulele futhi athole umenzi wobuthi. Njengoba eqoqa ubufakazi, imininingwane yesikhathi esidlule iyadalulwa. Okubaluleke kakhulu ukubulawa komyeni wakhe wokuqala, uJimmy Raisin, athatha kuye isibongo. Ngemva kokuxazulula lelo cala lokuqala, umlingiswa oyinhloko uzibona enethalente lokuphenya.

Ziyenzeka kanjalo-ke izincwadi zokuqala eziyishumi nane zesaga. (icala elilodwa ngokudiliva ngakunye). Kodwa-ke, amaphoyisa kanye nalabo abasondelene naye bakholelwa ukuthi uRaisin uxazulula ubugebengu ngenhlanhla noma ngenhlanhla. Noma kunjalo, encwadini yeshumi nanhlanu yochungechunge -I-Agatha Raisin kanye noMdanso Obulalayo (2004)—unquma ukusungula isikhungo sakhe sabaseshi eMircester, idolobha eliseduze (eliqanjiwe).

Ukuthandeka okwengeziwe kanye nomshado wesibili

U-Agatha ushada futhi encwadini yeshumi nanye yesaga -U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nothando Oluvela Esihogweni (2001)—noJames Lacey, umakhelwane wakhe eCarsely. Kumele kuqashelwe ukuthi lo mlingiswa unesisindo esiningi kulo lonke i-saga, ebonakala emiqulwini eyishumi nambili eyinhloko engamashumi amathathu nambili. Ngenkathi umshado phakathi kuka-Agatha noJames uphenduka inhlekelele, uvela futhi ngokuhamba kwesikhathi njengesithandwa sakhe.

incwadi yemininingwane

Akuzona zonke izindawo lapho izindaba zenzeka khona eziyinganekwane, kukhona namadolobhana angempela ase-Cotswolds anjenge-Evesham noma i-Moreton-ngo-March. Ngalo mqondo, ibhuku I-Agatha Raisin Companion (2010) yabhalwa nguMarion Chesney ngenhloso "yokugubha zonke izinto" mayelana nomlingiswa wayo.

Okubalulwe ngezansi eminye yedatha eboniswa kwenye ye izincwadi zabaseshi ezingcono kakhulu:

  • Umlando ka-Agatha kanye nomongo wokuthatha kwakhe umhlalaphansi kwabakwa-Cotswold;
  • Indaba yothando eyinkimbinkimbi kaRaisin nemininingwane yokuphila endlini kaCarsely;
  • Umlando omfushane wawo wonke amadoda abebalulekile empilweni yomlingiswa oyinhloko;
  • Izintandokazi zokupheka zokupheka zika-Agatha.

U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Quiche of Death, izingcezu

"U-Agatha Raisin ubehlezi etafuleni elisanda kususwa ehhovisi lakhe kuSouth Molton Street, endaweni yaseLondon eMayfair. Ngenxa yokukhononda nokushaya izibuko ezivela ehhovisi, wathola ukuthi abasebenzi bakhe sebekulungele ukumxosha.

… «U-Agatha wasukuma wajoyina iqembu futhi wafikelwa umuzwa omncane wokuqunjelwa, into eyayingakaze yenzeke kuye. Ngaphambi kwakhe kwakulele ukulandelana okude kwezinsuku ezingenalutho: akukho sibopho, akukho msindo, akukho ngxabano. Ubungazi ukuthi ungadlula kanjani kukho?

"Wawukhipha umqondo wawela iRubicon eyongena ehhovisi avalelise."

Ithini incwadi yokugcina ochungechungeni?

Kumapulatifomu afana ne-Wikipedia, kukhulunywe amanoveli angama-32 ka-Agatha Raisin, ngakho-ke, owokugcina uzoba Down the Hatch: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2021). Noma kunjalo, ngo-2022 yashicilelwa U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nenjabulo KaDeveli, esayinwe ngu-MC Beaton kanye nomlobi oyiNgisi u-RW Green. Ngaphezu kwalokho, lesi sihloko sithathwa njengengxenye yochungechunge lwangempela kumawebhusayithi amaningi abalandeli besaga.

Isithasiselo

Amanoveli ochungechunge lwe-Agatha Raisin

  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Quiche of Death (1992);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nezilwane Ezinonya (1993);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye noMlimi Wengadi Eyimbiza (1994);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Walkers of Dembley (1995);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nomshado Obulalayo (1996);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Terrible Tourist (1997);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye noMthombo Wokufa (1998);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye noWizard of Evesham (1999);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye noMthakathi waseWyckhadden (1999);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye namaFairies of Fryfam (2000);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nothando Oluvela Esihogweni (2001);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye Nosuku okwafika ngalo Izikhukhula (2002);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye Necala Le-Curate Curate (2003);
  • U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Haunted House (2003);
  • I-Agatha Raisin kanye noMdanso Obulalayo (2004);
  • IParagon Ephelele: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2005);
  • Uthando, Amanga Notshwala: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2006);
  • Ukuvalelisa kukaKhisimusi ngokuqabula: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2007);
  • Isipuni Soshevu: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2008);
  • There Goes the Bride: An Agatha Raisin mystery (2009);
  • Umzimba Omatasatasa: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2010);
  • Njengoba Ingulube Ijika: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2011);
  • Hiss and Hers: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2012);
  • Kukhona Okubolekiwe, Othile Oshonile: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2013);
  • Igazi LesiNgisi: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2014);
  • Ukukhipha Ukungcola: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2015);
  • I-Pushing Up Daisies: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2016);
  • Isihlahla Sabathakathi: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2017);
  • I-Dead Ringer: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2018);
  • Ukushaya Mayelana Nesihlahla: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2019);
  • Okushisayo ku-Trot: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (2020);
  • Down the Hatch: Imfihlakalo ye-Agatha Raisin (Okthoba 2021).

Izindaba ezimfishane

  • I-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Christmas Crumble (2012);
  • U-Agatha Raisin: Izinsimbi Zesihogo (2013);
  • Icala lokuqala lika-Agatha (2015).

Mayelana nombhali, uMarion Chesney

marion chesney

marion chesney

Ukuzalwa, umndeni kanye nobusha

UMarion McGowan Chesney wazalelwa eGlasgow, eScotland, ngo-June 10, 1936. Abazali bakhe kwakunguDavid, umthengisi wamalahle no-Agnes, isisebenzi sasekhaya. U-Glaswegian omncane wayehlale efuna ukuba umbhali, ngenxa yalesi sizathu, wayevame ukuhamba ezitolo zezincwadi. Eqinisweni, umsebenzi wakhe wokuqala wawungumthengi wesitolo sezincwadi edolobheni lakubo.

Imisebenzi yokuqala

Lowo msebenzi wokuqala wenza uMarion osemusha waxhumana nenqwaba yezincwadi ngenkathi umsondeza emhlabeni wobuntatheli. Kanjani? Kulungile, wasiza ekutholeleni incwadi yokupheka owesifazane okwaba umhleli wencwadi yaseScottish ethi The I-Daily Mail. Lapho, waqala njengombhali ukubuyekezwa yaseshashalazini, wabe eseba umgxeki oyinhloko esigabeni amadlingozi.

Kamuva UChesney wayengumhleli wemfashini kanye nentatheli yobugebengu kuFleet Street. Ngo-1969, washada nentatheli uHarry Scott Gibbons, athuthela naye e-US ngemuva kokuzalwa kwendodana yabo okuwukuphela kwayo, uCharles. Kakade eminyakeni eyinkulungwane entsha, lo mbhangqwana wawuhlala phakathi kweGloucestershire neParis futhi wahlala ndawonye kwaze kwaba sekufeni komyeni, okwenzeka ngo-2016. Washona eminyakeni emithathu kamuva, eneminyaka engu-83 ubudala.

Umsebenzi wezincwadi

Iziqalo namathonya

U-Marion Chesney uchaze ezingxoxweni ezahlukene ukuthi kwakunjani ukuqala kwakhe ukubhala. Okokuqala nje, yena Ubehlala engumlandeli wamanoveli othando kaGeorgette Heyer., ebekwe enkathini yeRegency (1811 - 1820) eNgilandi. Ngokufanayo, wayevame ukukhononda kumyeni wakhe mayelana nabalingisi bakaHeyer ababevame ukuhlanekezela futhi baguqule izenzakalo zomlando.

Ngenxa yalokho, uHarry wamphosela inselelo yokuthi abhale eyakhe inoveli (futhi impumelelo izomkhulula isikhathi esengeziwe asichitha nendodana yakhe). Ekugcineni, Ngo-1979 kwaqala ukubhalwa kukaMarion Chesney, Kitty, inoveli yothando esayinwe ngaphansi kwegama likaJennie Tramaine. Leso sihloko sasingesokuqala ezincwadini zakhe zothando ezingaphezu kwe-100 ezishicilelwe eminyakeni engamashumi amane ezayo.

Ukungcweliswa

Izincwadi zokuqala zikaChesney zivele zisayinwe negama lakhe langempela kanye nezinye iziteketiso ezifana no-Ann Fairfax, uHelen Crampton noCharlotte Ward. Noma kunjalo, igama lakhe elidume kakhulu kwakungu-MC Beaton, owavela okokuqala Ukufa Kwenhlebo (1985). Lesi sihloko sasiyisitolimende sokuqala sochungechunge lukaHamish Macbeth futhi sasisho ukwethulwa komsebenzi wokubhala waseScotland.

Eminyakeni eyalandela, izincwadi eziningi zombhali waseBrithani zaguqulelwa umsakazo nethelevishini. Kamuva, kwethulwa U-Agatha Raisin kanye ne-Quiche of Death (1992). kusho inoveli iqale uchungechunge lwe-Agatha Raisin futhi iyingxenye yefa elihlonishwa kakhulu phakathi kwemibhalo engaphezu kwe-160 eshicilelwe uChesney kuze kube sekufeni kwakhe (Disemba 31, 2019).


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