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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It's based on the 1934 novel of the same name by the author, who wrote 66 detective novels under her real name, and a further six romance novels under the nom de plume Mary Westmacott.
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.
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 autobiographical works.