Agatha Christie penned some of the world’s most famous crime novels, but the real-life mystery of her own disappearance has never been solved. She is the best-selling fiction writer of all time. Her 66 murder mysteries have sold more than 2 billion copies worldwide.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
Who is Reggie Lucy?
Perhaps Agatha’s closest friends were the Lucy family. Together they roller-skated on Princess Pier and went on expeditions up to Dartmoor. Reggie Lucy, the eldest son, took an interest in Agatha when he returned from Hong Kong where he was stationed in the army, and they often played golf together.
What is a famous quote by Christie?
1. “Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he’s in love with her.” 2. “I don’t think necessity is the mother of invention.
Is detective Poirot real?
Hercule Poirot is a fictional character, though many believe he is inspired by a number of real life people. For example, a real-life Belgian policeman who arrived in the west country during the first World War has been cited as a possible inspiration for the character.
Is the mystery of Mrs Christie nonfiction?
One would think nothing more could be ascertained or imagined about Christie’s disappearance, yet novelist Marie Benedict has just published the intriguing “The Mystery of Mrs. Christie,” a fact-based, fiction-laced novel.
What happened to Agatha Christie when she went missing?
In December 1926 Agatha Christie disappeared in bizarre circumstances from her home in southern England. The discovery of the crime writer’s abandoned car led to the biggest manhunt in British history for a missing person. Eleven days later she was found in a northern spa town claiming to be the victim of amnesia.
What happened to Mrs Christie?
Her World War I veteran husband and her daughter have no knowledge of her whereabouts, and England unleashes an unprecedented manhunt to find the up-and-coming mystery author. Eleven days later, she reappears, just as mysteriously as she disappeared, claiming amnesia and providing no explanations for her time away.
Who was Agatha Christie’s daughter?
How old was Agatha Christie when she started writing?
At age 11, Christie published her first piece, a poem about electric trams that appeared in an English newspaper. As a teenager, she then had several additional poems printed in The Poetry Review, while also working on short stories that at the time failed to attract publishers’ interest.
Was Agatha Christie married?
Who did Archie Christie marry?
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