“Christie sold more than two billion books, translated into 103 languages. Only the Bible and Shakespeare’s work are said to have sold more” (de Bruxelles). Agatha Christie published 78 mystery novels, 19 plays, six romance novels (under the pseudo name Mary Westmacott), two books of poetry, one children’s book, and two autobiographies, in addition to over 100 short stories. She averaged two books per year for most of her life (Agatha’s Life Hercule Poirot Poirot.us). Her mystery novels are what made her famous. Their themes range from deceit to greed to isolation. Isolation is the most significant theme in Agatha Christie
’s And Then There Were None.
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