The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense--creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters--brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. The classic Evil Under the Sun, one of the most famous of Christie's Poirot investigations, has the fastidious sleuth on the trail of the killer of a sun-bronzed beauty whose death brings some rather shocking secrets into the light.
Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was a British crime writer best known for her detective novels and short stories. According to Guinness World Records, she is the best-selling novelist of all time, her novels having sold over four billion copies and having been translated into more than one hundred languages. The Agatha Award for best mystery and crime writers was named in her honor.
"Hercule Poirot will live on forever because, like Chaplin's Little Tramp (that other immortal in moustache and bowler hat) he has the ability to solve the problems of the world."--Alan Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce novels "She springs her secret like a land mine."--Times Literary Supplement (London)