Nov 18, 2014
But for Shakespeare and the Bible, she is the best-selling
author of all time.
Her book AND THEN THERE WERE NONE is the best-selling mystery novel of all time.
Her book THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD was voted the Best Crime Novel ever by the CWA (Crime Writers Association).
And her play THE MOUSETRAP is the longest-running stage play of all time - over 62 years now and still going strong.
I'm speaking of AGATHA CHRISTIE, creator of that aggravating little Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, who came to radio near the end of World War II. This episode, Murder Wears a Mask, first aired on May 3, 1945.