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Dame Agatha Christie, DBE, CBE (15 September 1890 — 12 January 1976), was a British crime writer of novels, short stories and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 80 detective novels...especially those featuring Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple...and her successful West End theatre plays.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Christie is the best-selling writer of books of all time and, with William Shakespeare, the best-selling author of any kind. Only the Bible has sold more than her roughly four billion copies of novels. According to UNESCO, Christie is the most translated individual author, with only the collective corporate works of Walt Disney Productions surpassing her. Her books have been translated into at least 103 languages.

Christie's stage play The Mousetrap holds the record for the longest initial run: it opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London on 25 November 1952 and as of 2010 is still running after more than 23,000 performances. In 1955, Christie was the first recipient of the Mystery Writers of America's highest honour, the Grand Master Award, and in the same year Witness for the Prosecution was given an Edgar Award by the MWA for Best Play. Most of her books and short stories have been filmed, some many times over (Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile and 4.50 From Paddington for instance), and many have been adapted for television, radio, video games and comics.

In 1968, Booker Books, a subsidiary of the agri-industrial conglomerate Booker-McConnell, bought a 51 percent stake in Agatha Christie Limited, the private company that Christie had set up for tax purposes. Booker later increased its stake to 64 percent. In 1998, Booker sold its shares to Chorion, a company whose portfolio also includes the literary estates of Enid Blyton and Dennis Wheatley.

In 2004, a 5,000-word story entitled The Incident of the Dog's Ball was found in the attic of the author's daughter. This story was the original version of the novel Dumb Witness. It was published in Britain in September 2009 in John Curran's Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years Of Mysteries, alongside another newly discovered Poirot story called The Capture of Cerberus (a story with the same title, but a different plot, to that published in The Labours Of Hercules). On November 10, 2009, Reuters announced that The Incident of the Dog's Ball will be published by The Strand Magazine.

Life and Career   more

Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple   more

Formula and Plot Devices   more

Critical Reception   more

Stereotyping   more

Portrayals   more

List of Works   more

Other Works Based on Christie's Books and Plays   more

Unpublished Material   more

Animation   more

Further Reading   more

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Total Books: 53
A Daughter's a Daughter
2017 - A Daughter's a Daughter (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780008131425
ISBN-10: 0008131422
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Unfinished Portrait
2014 - Unfinished Portrait (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780008131470
ISBN-10: 0008131473
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Giant's Bread
2012 - Giant's Bread (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780007399116
ISBN-10: 0007399111
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Mary Westmacott Collection
2005 - The Mary Westmacott Collection (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780006493297
ISBN-10: 0006493297
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance

Ein Frhling ohne dich
2002 - Ein Frhling Ohne Dich (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783502518365
ISBN-10: 350251836X

Absent in the Spring
2002 - Absent in the Spring (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780754054795
ISBN-10: 0754054799
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Daughter's a Daughter and Other Novels  A Mary Westmacott Omnibus
2001 - A Daughter's a Daughter and Other Novels a Mary Westmacott Omnibus [Mary Westmacott Omnibus] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312274726
ISBN-10: 0312274726
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

Absent in the Spring and Other Novels  Absent in the Spring  Giant's Bread  The Rose and the Yew Tree
2001 - Absent in the Spring and Other Novels Absent in the Spring Giant's Bread the Rose and the Yew Tree [Mary Westmacott Omnibus, No. 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312273224
ISBN-10: 0312273223
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Das unvollendete Portrt
2001 - Das Unvollendete Portrt (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783502118442
ISBN-10: 3502118442

The Burden
1997 - The Burden (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006499503
ISBN-10: 0006499503
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The Rose and the Yew Tree
1988 - The Rose and the Yew Tree (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780515093810
ISBN-10: 0515093815
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Giants Bread
1980 - Giants Bread (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780708904053
ISBN-10: 070890405X

1979 - Burden (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708903315
ISBN-10: 0708903312

Rose and the Yew Tree
1978 - Rose and the Yew Tree (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708901809
ISBN-10: 0708901808

Daughter's a Daughter
1974 - Daughter's a Daughter (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780002211499
ISBN-10: 0002211491
Genre: Romance

Absent in the Spring / Unfinished Portrait / The Rose and the Yew Tree
A Daughter's Daughter
A Daughter's Daughter (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440016748
ISBN-10: 0440016746

Rosa de Sangre La
Rosa De Sangre La [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788425325199
ISBN-10: 8425325196
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

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