"Very few of us are what we seem."
Christie's first crime novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, introducing Hercule Poirot,
was published in 1920. In total, she wrote 80 novels. Agatha Christie is the world's
best-selling author, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
An estimated billion copies of her novels have been sold in English,
and another billion in 103 other languages.
Agatha Christie in her library at Greenway.
A collection of first editions of her work that adorn the sitting room.