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Agatha Christie

in Torquay, Devon, England, The United Kingdom
September 15, 1890

January 12, 1976



Edgar Allan Poe, Anna Katherine Green, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, GK Ches ...more

Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.

Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature-Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple-and author of The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre.

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K., as the youngest of three. The Millers had two other children: Margaret Frary Miller (1879–1

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“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”
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“It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ”
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“Very few of us are what we seem.”
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