an English writer called “The Queen of Crime“; crime novels, short stories, plays; created characters of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot; her works have been translated into at least 103 languages; was awarded many times, became the President of the Detection Club.
was born in 1890 in Torquay / t ɔːˈ ki ː / in a wealthy family of a stockbroker, during the First World War Agatha worked as a nurse married an aviator and had a girl, the marriage ended and she married her second husband Agatha started writing in 1920 died in 1976.
The Mousetrap – has been played in London theatre since 1952, Ten Little Niggers, Death on the Nile, Appointment with Death Nemesis A Caribbean Mystery Murder on the Orient Express
American writer, wrote novels, short stories and non-fiction, was a journalist, his heroes were “real men“; won the Nobel Prize in Literature for The Old Man and the Sea
born 1899 in Illinois / ˌ il ə ˈ n ɔɪ /; enlisted in the army during the First World War; served in Italy as a driver; was seriously wounded in 1918; belonged to the Lost Generation community; worked as a journalist in Spanish Civil War; married four wives, travelled a lot (Europe, Cuba, Africa); commited suicide in 1961.
A Farewell to Arms – the story is influenced by Hemingway´s experience in Italy; The Sun Also Rises – about unhappy love; For Whom the Bell Tolls – written after Hemingway´s stay in Spain; The Old Man and the Sea - describes an unsuccessful old fisherman, who never gives up