Agatha Christie (real name Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) was born on September 15, 1890 in Torquay. She was an English crime fiction writer.
Biography and Career :
She is known as a writer of police novels. Her novels are part of the literary history nowadays, qualified as "classical words" by critics.
The statistic of the beginning of the 90`s showed the huge popularity of the writer: 2 billion copies sold worldwide, translated in languages, including 78 police-novels, 6 love stories and 19 plays. The play "Mousetrap" owns the record as the number of representation. Many of her books inspiring film directors, becoming part of the category of the reference movies.
Among these, we remind: "Orient Express" and "Death on the Nile".
Agatha Christi's novels are placed in
a strange atmosphere in which spectacular coincidences own our minds and imagination. The stories she reveals conquer our thoughts by the subtle mental game and physiological tension.
But the most visible contribution of Agatha Christi is the two recurrent characters: detective Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, a nice old lady living in a English village hidden away from the excentric life in the city
- "An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
- "It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story."
- "One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late."
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