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Agatha Christie
(1890-1976) born on
Sep 15
English author, dramatist. She created detectives Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot with sales of 100 million books; her play "Mousetrap" is the longest running in British history.
         
   
F
If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.

R
It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting.
A
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City -- New York City is itself a detective story.
N
I didn't want to work. It was as simple as that. I distrusted work, disliked it. I thought it was a very bad thing that the human race had unfortunately invented for itself. [ from "Endless Night"]
K
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:
R: "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd," 1926.
A:
N: "Endless Night," bk. 1 ch. 1, 1967.
K:
   


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