Agatha Christie

prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
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Agatha Christie [Agatha Christie]
(1890–1976) one of the most successful English authors of detective stories. Her 67 books and 16 plays have been translated into many different languages. They include The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920), The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926), Murder on the Orient Express (1934), Death on the Nile (1937) and A Murder is Announced (1950). She created the detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Agatha Christie also wrote under the name of Mary Westmacott. She was made a ↑dame in 1971.

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  • Agatha Christie — (15. september 1890 1976), kriminalforfatter. Agatha Christie var historiens bedst sælgende romanforfatter. Hun skrev 80 kriminalromaner, som blev oversat til flere sprog end Shakespeare. Hendes vedvarende success, som blev udbygget af mange film …   Danske encyklopædi

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  • Agatha Christie — For the band, see Agatha Christie (band). Dame Agatha Christie, DBE Born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller 15 September 1890(1890 09 15) Torquay, Devon, England Died 12 January 1976(1976 01 12 …   Wikipedia

  • Agatha Christie — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Christie. Agatha Christie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Agatha Christie — Tafel mit Foto zu Ehren Agatha Christies an der Außenwand von Torre Abbey in ihrer Geburtsstadt Torquay Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE [ˈæɡəθə ˈkɹɪsti] (* 15. September 1890 in Torquay …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Agatha Christie — ➡ Christie (I) * * * …   Universalium

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  • Agatha Christie — n. (1891 1976) English writer, author of many detective and murder/mystery novels …   English contemporary dictionary

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