Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

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Place of Birth

Torquay, Devon, England

Also Known As

Агата Кристи

Агата Мэри Кларисса Маллоуэн

Агата Крісті

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller

Agatha Wallace

Mary Westmacott

Mrs. Max Mallowan

아가사 크리스티

Lady Agatha Mary Clarissa Mallowan

Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie


Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller) was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around her fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss 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. Most of her books and short stories have been adapted for television, radio, video games and comics, and more than thirty feature films have been based on her work.