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The Queen of Crime Writing – Agatha Christie Turns 126

Today is Agatha Christie’s 126th birthday! In honor of this special day, we’re highlight 10 of our favorite Agatha Christie book covers.

Christie’s works include 80 detective novels, in addition to many short stories, romances, and stage plays. Christie’s works have been translated into many different languages and spawned hugely successful movies, including Murder on the Orient Express. She ultimately became one of the first authors to be published in paperback by Penguin Books.

It has been suggested that close to two billion copies of Christie’s books have been sold worldwide. It should come as no surprise then that AbeBooks has an incredible selection of Agatha’s work.

Here are some of our favorite Christie covers:


Third Girl by Agatha Christie


Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie


After the Funeral by Agatha Christie


Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie


Cat Among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie


Dead Man’s Folly by Agatha Christie


The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie


Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie


The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie


Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie

You can see many more books by Agatha Christie, curated by AbeBooks sellers.

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