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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie






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    • Agatha Christie
      15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976
    • Biography !!
      Dame Agatha Christie DBE .(15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), was an English crime writer of novels, short stories and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is best remembered for her 80 detective novels and her successful West End theatre plays. Her works, particularly those featuring detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple, have given her the title the 'Queen of Crime' and made her one of the most important and innovative writers in the development of the genre.
      Agatha Christie
    • More things on his life:
      His first marriage, not happy at all, was in 1914 with the colonel Archibald Christie, aviator of the Royal Flying Corps. They had a daughter, Rosalind (1919-2004). She was divorced in 1928.
      During the First World war there was employed at a hospital and at the clinic of the same one, which had certain influence in his work: many of the murders that she reports are carried out by poisons
    • Some Important Books
      Muerte en el nilo
      Asesinatoen el orient express
    • Literary production!
      Christie published more than eighty novels and plays, principally of the type of the closed room and of arguments where there intervenes one of his principal prominent figures, Hercules Poirot y Miss Marple. Though she liked to change the form established of the detectives 'statement first one of his books, Roger Ackroyd's death, is famous for his surprising conclusion), it(she) was scrupulous in playing I clean with the reader on having insured itself of giving all the information to solve the problem.
    • Other Works
      1937 Murder in the Mews (cuatro relatos con Hércules Poirot)
      1971 The golden Ball and Other Stories (quince relatos)
      1973 Akhnaton - A play in three acts
      1979 Últimos casos de la señorita Marple
      1997 While the Light Lasts and Other Stories
    • Agatha Christie!
    • Endof his life:
      Agatha Christie died of natural reasons on January 12, 1976, to the age of 85 years, in Winter brook House, Cholsey, near Wallingford, Oxfordshire. It(she) is buried in the cemetery of St's church. Mary, in Cholsey.