Agatha Christie 1890 - 1976 Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Agatha Christie inside the library at Greenway House - her summer home in Devon, England. -- “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -- - Agatha Christie September 1890 – 12 January was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays.