She wrote her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in , launching a literary career that spanned decades. In her lifetime, she authored 79 crime novels and a short story collection, 19 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language with another billion in 44 foreign languages. Noted for clever and surprising twists of plot, many of Christie's mysteries feature two unconventional fictional detectives named Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. Poirot, in particular, plays the hero of many of her works, including the classic, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd , and Curtain , one of her last works in which the famed detective dies. They married in
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Agatha Christie, la indiscutible reina del crimen, reune en este completo volumen nueve de sus mas apasionantes relatos de misterio, intriga y suspense: Testigo de cargo -que da nombre al volumen-, La senal roja, S. With a rich old woman. When she is found murdered, the naive young man is the chief suspect.
The testimony of his wife is expected to result in an acquittal, but she is a shrew who damages his case and all but hangs him before a vindictive mystery woman appears with letters against the wife.
After the man is freed, it is revealed that mystery woman is actually the wife. She discredited and perjured herself because she felt that direct testimony on her husband's behalf would not have been sufficient to free him. When he turns his back on his wife and goes off with another woman, we realize that he was the murderer. He does not get away it, for there is one turn of plot remaining.
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