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Who is Agatha Christie?

Who is Agatha Christie?

Agatha Chrstie was born on September 15, 1890 as Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller in Toquay in the county of Devon. Together with her brother and sister, she grew up in affluent family relationships. She does not attend school but was taught by her mother and father. Her talent for writing was discovered by Agatha for the first time at the age of eleven, when she published her first poem in a local newspaper. This year, her father died too. A few years later, Agatha began studying in Paris at a University of Music. This broke it off at the beginning of the First World War. She moved to the British Red Cross and later worked in a pharmacy. Here she learned a lot about medicines and poisons. This knowledge was later found in her numerous works.

The Writer Agatha Christie

In 1914, she married Archibald Christie, a Luftwaffe pilot. Five years later she gave birth to her daughter Rosalind Margaret Clarissa Christie. In those years Agatha started writing again
and published in 1920 her first thriller "The missing link in the chain". 1926 followed by a second publication. With the book "Alibi" Agatha Christie became famous for her unpredictable actions. In the following years Agatha suffered several strokes of fate. Her husband cheated on her, her mother died in 1926, and in 1928 her marriage to her husband Archibald Christie was annulled. She decided to go on a trip to the Middle East to deal with the blows of fate. There she met her archaeologist Woolley, who was to inspire her future works. As soon as he got home, Agatha left in 1930 to return to Ur. Here she met her future husband Max Mallowan. The two got married in the same year. She often accompanied her husband on his excavations and meanwhile wrote more novels. In the period from 1950 to 1965, she secretly wrote about her biography. Here also the famous detective Miss Marpel was born. In 1955 she received the Grand Master Award for horror, crime and fantasy novels. During and around the end of World War II Agatha also wrote plays. Her most famous piece "The Mousetrap" is one of the most frequently performed pieces worldwide.

The Noblewoman Agatha Christie, Lady Mallowan

For her 80th birthday in 1970, she published a novel entitled "Passenger to Frankfurt" in which it was a Nazi plot. In 1971 she was raised by Queen Elizabeth II in the nobility. From then on, she called herself Agatha Christie, Lady Mallowan. In 1972 she received another award from the Swedish Criminal Academy. In the years 1973 to 1974 she wrote her last known novel with the name "Age does not protect against acumen". Agatha Marry Clarissa Chrstie, Lady Mallowan died on January 12, 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The cause of death was a stroke. Only now was her 1965 completed biography published. To this day, the 66 crime novels, stage plays and short stories are the best-selling works according to the Bible. She was awarded post mortem "Best Scribe Author of the Century" and the Archie Goodwin Award.