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Books by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie, the acknowledged 'Queen of Crime' (The Observer) was born in Torquay in 1890. During the First World War she worked as a hospital dispenser, and it was here that she gleaned the working knowledge of various poisons that was to prove so useful in her detective stories.

Her first novel was The Mysterious Affair at Styles, which introduced Hercule Poirot to the world. This was published in 1920 (although in fact she had written it during the war) and was followed over the next six years by four more detective novels and a short story collection. However, it was not until the publication of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd that Agatha Christie's reputation was firmly established. This novel, with its complex plot and genuinely shocking conclusion, attracted considerable public attention and has since been acknowledged by many experts as a masterpiece. In 1930 the sharp-witted spinster sleuth Miss Marple made her first appearance in The Murder at the Vicarage. In all, Agatha Christie published over 80 novels and short story collections.

The brilliance of Christie's plots, and her enduring appeal, have led to several dramatisations of her work on radio, television and film. In 1930 she was one of a number of crime writers asked to contribute a chapter to a mystery, Behind the Screen, that was broadcast on BBC radio on 21st June that year. More recently, June Whitfield portrayed Miss Marple on BBC Radio 4, whilst John Moffat starred as Hercule Poirot. On screen, Peter Ustinov, David Suchet, Margaret Rutherford, Joan Hickson, Geraldine McEwan and Julia McKenzie have all memorably played Agatha Christie's famous sleuths.

As her play The Mousetrap (the longest-running play in the history of theatre) testifies, Agatha Christie's detective stories are likely to appeal for a long time to come.

Agatha Christie was awarded a CBE in 1956 and was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1971. She died in 1976.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd By Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroydby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$15,49
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Death on the Nile By Agatha Christie
Death on the Nileby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$17,49
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The Tuesday Club Murders By Agatha Christie
The Tuesday Club Murdersby Agatha Christie
New
$42,79
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Peril at End House By Agatha Christie
Peril at End Houseby Agatha Christie
New
$23,29
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Black Coffee By Agatha Christie
Black Coffeeby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$18,99
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Five Little Pigs By Agatha Christie
Five Little Pigsby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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Miss Marple and Mystery By Agatha Christie
Miss Marple and Mysteryby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$39,99
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The Body in the Library By Agatha Christie
The Body in the Libraryby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$22,49
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The Thirteen Problems By Agatha Christie
The Thirteen Problemsby Agatha Christie
New
$23,29
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The ABC Murders By Agatha Christie
The ABC Murdersby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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Sparkling Cyanide By Agatha Christie
Sparkling Cyanideby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$16,99
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Death in the Clouds By Agatha Christie
Death in the Cloudsby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$20,49
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Murder on the Orient Express By Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Expressby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$13,49
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Dumb Witness By Agatha Christie
Dumb Witnessby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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Appointment with Death By Agatha Christie
Appointment with Deathby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$21,99
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A Daughter's a Daughter By Agatha Christie
A Daughter's a Daughterby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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A Pocket Full of Rye By Agatha Christie
A Pocket Full of Ryeby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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A Caribbean Mystery By Agatha Christie
A Caribbean Mysteryby Agatha Christie
Well Read
$15,99
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Evil Under the Sun By Agatha Christie
Evil Under the Sunby Agatha Christie
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$19,49
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The Murder at the Vicarage By Agatha Christie
The Murder at the Vicarageby Agatha Christie
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$17,99
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The Man in the Brown Suit By Agatha Christie
The Man in the Brown Suitby Agatha Christie
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$18,99
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Absent in the Spring By Agatha Christie
Absent in the Springby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$18,99
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The Murder on the Links By Agatha Christie
The Murder on the Linksby Agatha Christie
Good
$31,99
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Dead Man's Folly By Agatha Christie
Dead Man's Follyby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$14,99
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Giant's Bread By Agatha Christie
Giant's Breadby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$17,49
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A Murder is Announced By Agatha Christie
A Murder is Announcedby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,99
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An Autobiography By Agatha Christie
An Autobiographyby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$24,49
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Murder on the Orient Express By Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Expressby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$31,99
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The Rose and the Yew Tree By Agatha Christie
The Rose and the Yew Treeby Agatha Christie
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Murder on the Orient Express By Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Expressby Agatha Christie
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Unfinished Portrait By Agatha Christie
Unfinished Portraitby Agatha Christie
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$24,49
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The Labours of Hercules By Agatha Christie
The Labours of Herculesby Agatha Christie
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$33,99
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Sad Cypress By Agatha Christie
Sad Cypressby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$20,99
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The Mysterious Mr Quin By Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Mr Quinby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$18,49
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Poirot's Early Cases By Agatha Christie
Poirot's Early Casesby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$15,99
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Cards on the Table By Agatha Christie
Cards on the Tableby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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4.50 from Paddington By Agatha Christie
4.50 from Paddingtonby Agatha Christie
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Three Act Tragedy By Agatha Christie
Three Act Tragedyby Agatha Christie
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$19,99
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Passenger to Frankfurt By Agatha Christie
Passenger to Frankfurtby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$19,49
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They Came to Baghdad By Agatha Christie
They Came to Baghdadby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$16,49
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The Pale Horse By Agatha Christie
The Pale Horseby Agatha Christie
Very Good
$18,49
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Murder in Mesopotamia By Agatha Christie
Poirotby Agatha Christie
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$23,89
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