Agatha Christie
The Best-Selling Novelist of all Time


“Outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time. She is best known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, as well as the world’s longest-running play – The Mousetrap.”

The official Agatha Christie website is celebrating the 100-year mark of the publication of her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by hosting activities, events, and a 2020 reading challenge. (Check it out!


There is so much to learn about this author and the website has loads of information, from her own life to the lives of her characters. Most interesting is Agatha Christie’s list of her own favorite books:

Which one of Agatha Christie’s books do you love?



I am an Agatha Christie newbie (I know, where have I been for the last, oh, one hundred years?). Is there a book (or film & TV adaptation) you’d recommend for a beginner? I found a stand-alone book I’d like to start with, Endless Night (one of Agatha Christie’s personal favorites). I’m sure I’ll love it.

For newbies to seasoned Christie fans, get on over to the website and enjoy the celebrations all year in 2020. You’ll be glad you did. #100YearsofChristie

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