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Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE was an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Pinterest

Hercule Poirot, the portly curly-mustachioed Belgian detective created by Agatha Christie who has appeared in 33 novels, two plays and more than 50 short stories, had been “killed off” in 1975. He was revived in 2013 and now makes his fourth resurrection in Sophie Hannahs novel “The Killings At Kingfisher Hill” to mark the 130 birth anniversary of the Queen of Crime.

“The continuation series came about through coincidence really,” Hannah told IANS in an e-mail interview.

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