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Women in Art - Agatha Christie - Writer (Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, etc)

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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.

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Night at the 'museum-hotel': The Istanbul spot dripping with history

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) Dame Agatha Mary Christie. I am a fan of her stories especially when they are dramatised.

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Death on the Nile | The Folio Society / Illustration: Andrew Davidson. I think these illustrations are sublime. You don't even need the title!

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By next year, David Suchet will have appeared as Poirot in every story penned by Agatha Christie. Definitely awesome!

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