(1890–1976), English writer of detective fiction. She wrote over seventy novels, many of which feature the Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot or the resourceful Miss Marple. Notable works: Murder on the Orient Express (1934), Death on the Nile (1937), and The Mousetrap (play, 1952).
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