Agatha Christie-The Famous English Writer

Agatha Christie-The Famous English Writer
Agatha Christie
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (15 September 1890-12 January 1976), was an English crime fiction writer. He also writes romance stories under the name Mary Westmacott.
Agatha Christie is the most famous mystery writer in the world and his best-selling author of all time with the exception of William Shakespeare. His books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in 45 foreign languages ​​(until 2003). As an example of a widespread popularity, he is the best-selling author in France, with more than 40 million copies sold in French (until 2003) as compared with 22 million for Emile Zola, his nearest rival.

Christie published over 80 novels and theater plays are mostly a mystery detective story and indoor spaces, much of it is a story about one of her series characters, Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. He was a major figure in detective fiction for its commercial success and innovation in the genre. Although he likes to complicate the story with another puzzle of the general, he was also very thorough in "fair play" to his readers by making sure that all the information needed to solve the puzzle given. One of his early work, "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd", famous for the surprise ending.
Many works have been filmed, some of them several times over and over again ("Murder on the Orient Express Top", "Murder on the Nile", "4:50 from Paddington Train"). The BBC has produced television and radio versions of almost all the stories Poirot and Marple.


Agatha Miller was born with a name, an unhappy first marriage occurred in 1914 to Colonel Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Aviation Corps of the British Empire ("Royal Flying Corps"). The couple have a daughter, Rosalind Hicks, and divorced in 1928.
During World War II he worked as a pharmacist, who influenced his work, many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.
On December 1926 she disappeared for eleven days and caused an uproar in the press. His car was found abandoned in a chalk pit. He was eventually found staying at a hotel in Harrogate, where he said that he had suffered amnesia induced nervous breakdown after the death of his mother and the problems in his first marriage. Some argue that this is just a publicity stunt or not.
In 1930 she married Sir Max Mallowan, a British archaeologist, and the Middle East travels with him contributed background to several of his novels. Other novels took place in Torquay, Devon, where the birth.
His stage plays "The Mousetrap" holds the record for longest plays with the play in London,-since it began on 25 November 1952 to now he has played over 20,000 times.
In 1971 he was awarded the title of "Dame Commander of the British Empire".

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