Baker & Taylor A companion volume to the life and works of the acclaimed mystery writer explores the world of the author and the major events of her life as seen through the mirror of her more than one hundred plays, short story collections, and novels, accompanied by rare period photographs and details on each work and film and television adaptations. 17,500 first printing.
Blackwell North Amer Agatha Christie wrote over a hundred plays, short story collections, and novels, which have been translated into 103 languages, and she has been outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. No one has succeeded in imitating her, though many have tried, and she remains the bestselling modern writer throughout the world.
Baker & Taylor Creates a portrait of the writer herself, examines her crime novels, works of nonfiction, children's stories, poetry, and plays, and discusses the significant events in her life.