Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) was an English crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is best remembered for the 78 crime novels, 150 short-stories, 4 non-fiction books, and 19 plays she wrote under her own name. Her books have been translated into 56 languages. She also wrote the world's longest-running play 'The Mousetrap' which premiered in London's West End in 1952, and continues today.
100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)
When I was still teaching high school English, this book was one of my favorites to share with the students. Most of Agatha Christie's mysteries have the famous sleuths, Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot; however, this story does not, but it's still a page turner! Keeps you guessing!