Agatha Christie


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

Died
January 12, 1976

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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 66 crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and six novels under a pseudonym in Romance. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and a billion in translation. According to Index Translationum, she remains the most-translated individual author, having been translated into at least 103 languages. She is the creator of two of the 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.

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And Then There Were None

4.26 avg rating — 715,743 ratings — published 1939 — 636 editions
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The Mysterious Affair at St...

3.99 avg rating — 222,546 ratings — published 1920 — 2409 editions
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Murder on the Orient Expres...

4.17 avg rating — 331,491 ratings — published 1934 — 665 editions
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Murder at the Vicarage (Mis...

4.05 avg rating — 132,439 ratings — published 1930 — 123 editions
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd...

4.24 avg rating — 129,219 ratings — published 1926 — 9 editions
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Death on the Nile (Hercule ...

4.10 avg rating — 106,020 ratings — published 1937 — 375 editions
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The Man in the Brown Suit (...

3.97 avg rating — 74,626 ratings — published 1924 — 241 editions
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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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