(nor)Agatha Christie also used the pseudonym Mary Westmacott for her non-crime romance novels.
- And Then There Were None 8,622 copies, 190 reviews
- Murder on the Orient Express 6,606 copies, 129 reviews
- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd 4,269 copies, 124 reviews
- Death on the Nile 3,738 copies, 62 reviews
- The Mysterious Affair at Styles 3,539 copies, 101 reviews
- The A.B.C. Murders 3,025 copies, 47 reviews
- The Murder at the Vicarage 2,796 copies, 79 reviews
- The Body in the Library 2,633 copies, 54 reviews
- A Murder Is Announced 2,197 copies, 28 reviews
- Evil Under the Sun 2,197 copies, 33 reviews
- Curtain 2,176 copies, 22 reviews
- 4.50 from Paddington 2,175 copies, 40 reviews
- Cards on the Table 2,132 copies, 36 reviews
- Cat Among the Pigeons 2,132 copies, 31 reviews
- Sleeping Murder 2,117 copies, 27 reviews
- The Mystery of the Blue Train 1,963 copies, 28 reviews
- Hercule Poirot's Christmas 1,943 copies, 39 reviews
- Appointment With Death 1,938 copies, 26 reviews
- Moving Finger 1,931 copies, 32 reviews
- The Secret Adversary 1,919 copies, 42 reviews
- After the Funeral 1,895 copies, 20 reviews
- At Bertram's Hotel 1,889 copies, 31 reviews
- Peril at End House 1,885 copies, 17 reviews
- Five Little Pigs 1,883 copies, 29 reviews
- Murder in Mesopotamia 1,867 copies, 27 reviews
- Murder on the Links 1,865 copies, 33 reviews
- The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side 1,857 copies, 23 reviews
- Hallowe'en Party 1,842 copies, 28 reviews
- Elephants Can Remember 1,825 copies, 24 reviews
- Nemesis 1,804 copies, 28 reviews
- A Caribbean Mystery 1,748 copies, 29 reviews
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Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over four (4) billion copies in 107 languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible.
Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 80 novels and short story collections, as well as 14 plays, one of which, The Mousetrap, is the longest-running play in history. Two of the characters she created, the brilliant little Belgian Hercule Poirot and the irrepressible and relentless Miss Marple, went on to become world-famous detectives. Both have been widely dramatized in feature films and made-for-TV movies.
Agatha Christie also wrote romantic novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. As well, she wrote four non-fiction books including an autobiography and an entertaining account of the many expeditions she shared with her archaeologist husband, Sir Max Mallowan.
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