World’s Favourite Christie is a global vote dedicated to finding the definitive favourite Agatha Christie book. With the help of celebrities and fans they’ve shortlisted 25 stories to help you navigate through her incredible body of work. Browse the books here and then vote for your favourite. Voting runs from 27th April until the 31st May. The World’s Favourite Christie will be announced in September.
The World’s Favourite Christie is part of a year round celebration of Christie’s life, legacy and literature. There is much to be celebrated in an author who is published in over 100 languages, wrote over 80 novels and short stories, scripted 19 plays including the longest running play of all time The Mousetrap, and created world famous detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
ABOUT AGATHA CHRISTIE
Dame Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976) is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books are translated into 50 languages and sold in over 100 countries, with over a billion copies sold in English and another billion in foreign languages. Christie is the most widely published author of all time and is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, six novels written under the name Mary Westmacott and 19 plays including The Mousetrap, the longest running play in West End history. Christie’s most famous literary creations include the detectives Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple and Tommy & Tuppence.
2015 marks her 125th anniversary and there will be events and celebrations throughout the year. Vote for the World’s Favourite Christie book and make sure you visit the International Agatha Christie Festival in her birthplace of Torquay, England, from 11th-19th September.
For further information about Agatha Christie visit: www.agathachristie.com.