Agatha Christie

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Noun1.Agatha Christie - prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)Agatha Christie - prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
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In her lifetime, she published 83 books including novels, romances written under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott, short stories, poetry and the scripts of her plays.
She published 83 books, including romances written under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott, but is best known for her detective novels.
Educated at home in Torquay, Devon, by a succession of governesses, Christie wrote 80 novels and short story collections during her lifetime (1890-1976), as well as 19 plays, six romance novels under the name of Mary Westmacott, two books of poetry, a children's book, and two major autobiographical works.