Agatha Christie is one of the most renowned and respected crime fiction writers of all time.
One of the most popular phenomena in the literary world emerged with the birth of Christie’s detective novels. Since she began writing in 1916, Christie brought to life such iconic characters as Detective Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, both of whom have gone on to appear on the radio, television, and stage.
Christie’s works have been translated into more than 100 languages, and continue to sell across the globe. It is estimated that over 2 billion copies of Christie’s works have been sold, and sales continues to grow as she has never been out of print.
With a foundation in real life scenarios and endearing characters, Christie’s legacy is expansive. Through adaptations and reproductions, Christie provides valuable insight into her own world and the history of crime adventure and forensics.
Christie’s works have been adapted for English language training and educational purposes due to their literary structure and absorbing storylines.
Agatha Christie will continue to entertain for generations to come through her timeless writing style and well-loved stories.