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Decoding the mysteries about Agatha Christie’s novels (infographic)

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With books translated into 103 languages and sold in billions of copies, and famous characters like Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, Agatha Christie is a queen of crime fiction.

The Blackpool Grand Theatre, one of Britain’s premier heritage theaters, has released an interesting infographic that celebrates the 130th birth anniversary of the world’s master of detective novels.

Agatha Christie is best known for Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile, or And Then There Were None. Did you know that she wrote over 60 other crime and detective novels, 14 plays, 6 romance books, not mentioning numerous short stories?

The infographic decodes the mysteries about Agatha Christie and her works. We can learn about her plotting methods and devices, key events in her stories, and even a few interesting facts from her life.

Did you know that when she moved to Paris, she dreamed of becoming a singer? She turned her attention to writing when she realized her voice wasn’t strong enough.

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Agatha Christie by the numbers - full infographic

Via The Blackpool Grand Theatre blog.

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