A unique offering from the Queen of Crime. This Agatha Christie Signature Edition features the hero the world-famous author was most fond of -- Mr Harley Quin, the enigmatic friend and counterpart of the rational Mr Satterthwaite. / Market research shows that two out of three of all fiction readers have read an Agatha Christie book, and more than half want to read her again.
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the bestselling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
"A rare treat for discriminating readers."--"The New York
"The Mysterious Mr. Quin will give you man problems to solve and a chuckle over Christie's entertaining and subtle humor."--"Saturday Review of Literature"