Quotation by Agatha Christie

[My father] was a lazy man. It was the days of independent incomes, and if you had an independent income you didn't work. You weren't expected to. I strongly suspect that my father would not have been particularly good at working anyway. He left our house in Torquay every morning and went to his club. He returned, in a cab, for lunch, and in the afternoon went back to the club, played whist all afternoon, and returned to the house in time to dress for dinner.
Agatha Christie (1891–1976), British mystery novelist. An Autobiography, part 1 (1977).

Christie worked on this book sporadically from 1950 to 1965, though it was not published until after her death.
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