Agatha Christie Quotes

Biography

Type: Novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet

Born: September 15, 1890

Died: January 12, 1976

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, notably those revolving around the investigative work of her fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, a murder mystery, "The Mousetrap", and six romances under the name Mary Westmacott. In 1971 she was made a Dame for her contribution to literature.