Author: Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie was an English writer who is known for her detective novels and short stories. She was born on September 15, 1890, in Torquay, Devon, England, and died on January 12, 1976, in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England. Christie's works have had a significant impact on the crime fiction genre, making her one of the most famous and best-selling authors of all time. Her most famous characters include Hercule Poirot, a Belgian detective with a keen intellect, and Miss Marple, an elderly spinster with remarkable insight into human nature. Throughout her career, Christie wrote 66 detective novels, numerous short stories, and several plays. Her contribution to the mystery genre earned her the nickname "Queen of Crime." Her books have been translated into multiple languages and adapted into various films, TV shows, and stage productions. Agatha Christie's works continue to captivate readers worldwide, and her legacy as a master of mystery remains strong even decades after her passing.