“It never once occurred to me to be a writer. I was an atrocious speller.ʺ                                   - Agatha Christie, on childhood ambition

Οn this day, we celebrate the 132th birth anniversary of Dame Agathe Christie (15 September 1890), the world's most renowned and bestselling novelist ever!

Also known as the “Queen of crime”, Agatha Christie wrote 66 crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays and six romance novels, under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. Her books have sold over two billion copies worldwide and she remains the most-translated individual author, having been translated in 103 languages.

Her stories continue to fascinate mystery lovers all over the world, thanks to their unexpected twists, the cat and mouse game between reader and writer and of course her particular sense of humor. Read more...