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Interesting Facts About Agatha Christie

1) Christie published 66 Police novels in addition to plays, six romantic novels, short stories, two autobiographies, two books of poetry and a children’s book.

2) Her play “The Mousetrap” is the longest-running spectacle in the world.

3) One of her lesser-known facets was poetry, gender whom she was dedicated in her teen years and during the First World War.

4) She also published six romantic novels under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott.

5) Since childhood, Christie became a reader of Charles Dickens, Walter Scott, John Milton, Alexandre Dumas, Jane Austen and Arthur Conan Doyle.

6) While Agatha Christie preferred Dickens, she was convinced that she would be able to write stories like Doyle’s.

7) As one of the most representative exponents of the police genre, she has attributed the nickname of the “Queen of Crime.ยป

8) The Guinness Book of Records described Christie as the bestselling novelist of all time.

9) Her literary works appear in the third position of the ranking of the most published books in the world, behind Shakespeare and the Bible.

10) According to the Index Translationum, Christie is the most translated individual author with editions transferred to approximately 103 languages.

11) “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd” was chosen as the best black novel of all time by 600 writers of the Association of Crime Writers.