KNOWN AS THE “QUEEN OF CRIME”, AGATHA CHRISTIE

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BRITISH AUTHOR OF CRIME AND DETECTIVE FICTION, DAME AGATHA CHRISTIE (1890-1976)

 

BEST NOVELS BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

Best novels by Agatha Christie, also known as the “QUEEN OF CRIME”, include majority of crime and detective fiction. She’s the recipient of many prestigious awards including ‘The Edgar Grand Master Award’ in 1955. She’s also been listed in the ‘Guinness World Records’ for the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies worldwide.


 

5. DEATH ON THE NILE ( HERCULE POIROT #18

Agatha Christie 'DEATH ON THE NILE'
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Agatha Christie’s most daring travel mystery.
The tranquillity of a lovely cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything until she lost her life.

Who is also on board? Christie’s great detective Hercule Poirot is on holiday. He recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: ‘I’d like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger’. Despite the exotic setting, nothing is ever quite what it seems…



 

4. THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD (HERCULE POIROT #4)

Agatha Christie 'THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD'

 

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the peaceful English village of King’s Abbot is stunned. The widow Ferrars dies from an overdose of Veronal. Not twenty-four hours later, Roger Ackroyd-the man she had planned to marry-is murdered. It is a baffling case involving blackmail and death that taxes Hercule Poirot’s “little grey cells” before he reaches one of the most startling conclusions of his career…

 

 

 


 

3. THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES (HERCULE POIROT #1)

Agatha Christie 'THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES'

 

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A refugee of the great war, Poirot has settled in England near Styles court, the country estate of his wealthy benefactor, the elderly Emily Inglethorp. When Emily is poisoned and the authorities are baffled, Poirot puts his prodigious sleuthing skills to work. Suspects are plentiful, including the victim’s much younger husband, her resentful stepsons, her longtime hired companion, a young family friend working as a nurse, and a London specialist on Poisons who just happens to be visiting the nearby village.

All of them have secrets they are desperate to keep but none of them outwits Poirot as he navigates ingenious red herrings and plot twists…


 

2. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (HERCULE POIROT #10)

Agatha Christie 'MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS'

 

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Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the famous Orient Express in its tracks as it travels through the mountains Balkans. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year but, by the morning, it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

One of the passengers is none other than Detective Hercule Poirot. On vacation.

 

 


 

1. AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

Agatha Christie 'AND THEN THERE WERE NONE'

 

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First, there were ten-a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a little private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hunt in every room of the mansion:

“Ten little boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine. Nine little boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight. Eight little boys travelling in Devon; One said he’d stay there then there were seven…


 

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