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Christie, Agatha Schriftstellerin 1890-1976

Overview
Works: 179 works in 247 publications in 5 languages and 283 library holdings
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823/.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot sets out to solve the murder of an American businessman stabbed to death aboard the luxury train, the Orient Express, snowbound in the middle of Europe
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secrey affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study, but not before receiving a letter identifying the widow's blackmailer. Kings Abbot is crawling with suspects and it's up to famous detective, Hercule Poirot, to solve the case
The mysterious affair at Styles by Agatha Christie( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who doesn't love a good mystery novel? Curl up with The mysterious affair at Styles, a tale from the pen of Agatha Christie, a writer who is regarded by critics and fans alike as one of the masters of the form. This classic manor-house mystery introduces Christie's much beloved character, the detective Hercule Poirot
Sparkling cyanide by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six people reunite to remember beautiful Rosemary Barton, who died nearly a year before. The loving sister, the long-suffering husband, the devoted secretary, the lovers, the betrayed wife--none of them can forget Rosemary. But did one of them murder her? Previously titles Remembered Death
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linnet Doyle is young, beautiful, and rich. She's the girl who has everything-including the man her best friend loves. Linnet and her new husband take a cruise on the Nile, where they meet the brilliant detective Hercule Poirot. It should be an idyllic trip, yet Poirot has a vague, uneasy feeling that something is dangerously amiss
Villa Nachtigall : sieben Kriminalgeschichten by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4:50 from Paddington: a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no-one else sees it, no-one reports it and no corpse is found she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle. Marple asks her highly efficient and intelligent young acquaintance, Lucy Eyelesbarrow to infiltrate the Crackenthorpe family, who seem to be at the heart of the mystery, and help unmask a murderer
The body in the library : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple refuses to take matters at face value when the body of a young woman is found in the Colonel's library
N or M? by Agatha Christie( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, two unlikely spies, help to defend their country by trying to rout out two highly placed Fifth Columnists. When Tommy is asked by the British Intelligence Service to go and stay at the Sans Souci guest house he is astonished to see Tuppence there. The mission: to identify which of the other guests is N and which is M. - Publisher
Das Geheimnis der Goldmine by Agatha Christie( Book )

in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at the vicarage : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Colonel Protheroe is found dead from a single gun shot wound to the head, none of his neighbors in the village of St. Mary Mead is much surprised. So many people wished this local official would say farewell, if not quite so permanently. With suspects abound and the local police symied it is up to Miss Jane Marple to root out the killer
The labors of Hercules by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot has already decided to retire, but first he will take on twelve remarkable cases in the contemporary world that correspond to the twelve labours of Hercules
The secret of chimneys by Agatha Christie( Book )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wherever ravishing Virginia Revel went, death seemed sure to follow. First her husband died. The next to perish was a foreign prince whose ruthless power was matched by his scandalous passions. Then a bungling blackmailer followed them into the grave. Now on an isolated estate where a master murderer mingled with the aristocratic guests, Virginia could turn to only one person to prove her innocence and end her nightmare. And she could only pray that she had not put her life into the hands of the man who was out to take it
Appointment with death : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a holiday tour of the Holy Land ends in murder, Hercule Poirot must find out who was desperate enough to kill a tyrannical mother of four
Le miroir du mort : (trois nouvelles) by Agatha Christie( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker Pyne investigates by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even on vacation, crime follows Mr. Parker Pyne through Baghdad, Petra, and the tombs of the Pharoahs
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's nursery rhyme holds three clues to finding a cunning killer when a well-to-do household becomes infested with murder
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title is derived from the "ABC Rail Guide" to British railways, which contains an alphabetical listing of train stops. The plot centers on finding a killer who murders victims in alphabetical order, starting with a victim in Andover whose initials are A.A. By the time the killer reaches letter "D" Hercule Poirot recognizes that all but one of the murders have been committed as mere deceptions meant to mask the truly significant murder
A murder is announced : a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in German and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple confronts a party game "murder", though the dead man appears to have killed himself, Miss Marple thinks otherwise
Hercule Poirot's Christmas : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Book )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poirot is called to the family estate of Simeon Lee, after he is found lying in a pool of blood on Christmas Eve
 
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