Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English pen known for her 66 operative novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional investigators Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world’s longest-running play, the murder riddles The Mousetrap, which has been performed in the West End since 1952. A pen during the” Golden Age of Detective Fiction”, Christie has been called the” Queen of Crime”. She also wrote six novels under the alias, Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for her benefactions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-dealing fabrication pen of all time, her novels having vented further than two billion clones.

Personal Life

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born on 15 September 1890, into a fat upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon. She was very youthful of total three children born to Frederick Alvah Miller,” a gentleman of substance”, and his woman named Clarissa Margaret” Clara” Miller, née Boehmer. Christie’s mama Clara was born in Dublin in 1854 to British Army officer Frederick Boehmer and his woman Mary Ann Boehmer née West. Boehmer failed in Jersey in 1863, leaving his widow to raise Clara and her sisters on a stingy income. Their first child was named Margaret Frary (” Madge”), who was born in Torquay in the year 1879.


After completing her education, Christie returned to England to find her ailing mother. They decided to spend the northern winter of 1907–1908 in the warm climate of Egypt, which was then a regular tourist destination for wealthy Britons. It had consisted of about 6,000 words about “madness and dreams”, subjects such of fascination for her. Her biographer Janet Morgan has also commented that despite “infelicities of style”, the story was “compelling”(The story had become an early version of her own story “The House of Dreams“.

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