Dame Agatha Christie, 9-15-1890 to 1-12-1976

Agatha Christie statute outside theater where Mousetrap is still performedToday is Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie’s birthday. She was born September 15, 1890 in Torquay, United Kingdom. She was the author of six romance novels, 66 detective novels, and 14 short story collections under the names Agatha Christie and Mary Westmacott. The Guinness Book of World Records lists Christie as the best-selling novelist of all time. She is also the author of the world’s longest running play, a murder mystery named The Mousetrap. The library has many items of hers available for checkout. From books, audiobooks, DVDs to eAudiobooks and ebooks. The movie based on Christie’s book And then there were none is a mystery without a detective. If you are new to Christie’s works try starting with The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Murder at the Vicarage, and The Secret Adversary.