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Agatha Christie

Biography

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of 80 novels and short-story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.

Agatha Christie

Books by Agatha Christie

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Christie's first published novel, THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES is notable for introducing many of the character types, plot twists, and red herrings that would become commonplace during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Set in a remote country manor with a small handful of suspects, THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES is the quintessential detective story and remains one of the most significant literary works in the mystery genre.

by Agatha Christie - Autobiography, Nonfiction

From early childhood at the end of the 19th century, through two marriages and two World Wars, and her experiences both as a writer and on archaeological expeditions with her second husband, Max Mallowan, Agatha shares the details of her varied and sometimes complex life with real passion and openness.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

In DEATH COMES AS THE END, Agatha Christie transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal and serial murder.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.