Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.
"Death on the Nile is perfect."--The
"A peach of a case for Poirot. I take my hat off to the author for as ingenious an alibi as can well be imagined."--Sunday Times (UK)
"Agatha Christie's indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brought together generations of readers--a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape."--Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels
"Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She'll show you everything you want to know."--Donna Leon, New York Times bestselling author of the Commissario Brunetti novels
"I read everything by Agatha Christie."
--Gillian Flynn, New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl
"It's tempting to say that Agatha Christie is a genius and let it go at that, but the world's had plenty of geniuses. Agatha Christie is something special."--Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author
"Must be read twice, once for enjoyment and once to see how the wheels go round."--The Times (UK)
"One of her best. . . . First rate entertainment."--Kirkus Reviews
"The construction is flawless."--Daily Mail (UK)
"The main alibi is of the first brilliance . . . the descriptive work hits, as it were, the Nile on the head."--The Observer (UK)