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Agatha Christie

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Definition prolific English writer best remembered for her detective stories (1890-1976)
  • Agatha Christie's play, Mousetrap, has the record for the longest initial run in the world with over 23,000 performances at the Ambassadors Theatre in London.
  • Looks like she's a big fan of Agatha Christie.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Agatha Christie chose By the Pricking of My Thumbs, which statement Ray Bradbury completed with Something Wicked This Way Comes.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I was reading my guidebook, processing and digesting facts like an Agatha Christie detective.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Last year, he'd tried to write a murder mystery set on a cruise ship, something Agatha Christie might have written, and it included the usual dozen suspects.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • And so we have supper (Waitrose Cumberland Pie) and watch an Agatha Christie adaption together, and then I go upstairs to my old bedroom, put on an old nightie, and go to bed.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The three roommates with whom I had begun the year had all flunked out By March, when the ice went out of the river, I felt like the last of Agatha Christie's ten little Indians.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Agatha Christie The A.B.C. Murders Foreword by Captain Arthur Hastings, O.B.E. In this narrative of mine I have departed from my usual practice of reporting only those incidents and scenes at which I myself was present.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Instead, Ben set up a floor fan on the front porch of the house, angling the breeze toward Zeus, and sat beside the dog while he read The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, one of the few books by Agatha Christie that he had yet to finish.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • For relaxation, I read eighty pages of Agatha Christie's Evil Under the Sun courtesy of Johanssen's digital book collection.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian

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