2 Agatha Christie was one of England's most famous writers Agatha Christie was one of England's most famous writers. Agatha Christie is known all over the world as the Queen of Crime. She wrote 78 detective novels, 19 plays, and 6 romantic novels. Her books have been translated into 103 foreign languages. Some of novels are Ten Little Niggers, Death on the Nile , The Mystery of the Blue Train, Five Little Pigs, Murder in Mesopotamia.They are the third best-selling books in the world (after Shakespeare's works and the Bible). Many of her books and short stories have been filmed, and many have been adapted for television, radio, video games and comics.
3 Agatha Christie was born in Devon, England in 1890 as the daughter of a British army captain. During the First World War she worked in a hospital as a nurse.Agatha Christie became recognized in 1926, after the publishing of her novel "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd"
4 Agatha Christie was married twice and her second husband travelled a lot with her. Some of her novels, like "Death on the Nile" were set in the Middle East.
5 In her works Agatha Christie created two great characters In her works Agatha Christie created two great characters. Hercule Poirot is a Belgian detective who appeared in the 33d of Agatha Christie’s novels.The other well-known character was Miss Marple.Miss MarpleHercule Poirot
6 Agatha Christie died on the 12th January 1976 at the age of 85 from natural causes at her Winterbrook