Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), was an English crime writer of novels, short stories and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is best remembered for her 80 detective novels and her successful West End theatre plays.

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What is the name of the apartment building hercule poirot lives in?

Poirot lives in Whitehaven Mansions.

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How does the murder of roger ackroyd end?

the narrator, Dr. Sheppard is the murderer

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Who is Agatha Christie's father?

American stockbroker Frederick Miller

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What is poirots catchphrase?

Poirot's main catch-phrase: "the little grey cells" but he also says "mon ami" a lot. He seems to make great play of being Belgian, not French, if that's a catchphrase.

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Who created the detectives Tommy and Tuppence?

Agatha Christie

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Why did Armstrong trust Wargrave in And then there were none?

Armstrong thought that Lombard was Mr Owen, and all his suspicions were directed against him. Wargrave hinted to him a scheme by which it might had been possible to trap the murderer into incriminating himself. (Epilogue).

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Who wrote the theme song of Miss Marple?

Rumon Gamba wrote Miss Marple's theme song.

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Who is the murderer in the play 'The Mousetrap'?

When people watch the play, they are asked to not reveal the ending, and I won't do so here. However, if you are absolutely desperate to know, and won't see it or read it, then... this site reveals the ending: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mousetrap

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What was hercule poirot's address?

Hercule Poirot lived and worked at 56B Whitehaven Mansions, Charterhouse Square, Smithfield London W1. Before his premature retirement his address is given as "14 Farraway St."

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What is the mood for the book and then there were none?

suspenseful and thrilling

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Where can you find an example of alliteration in And then there were none?

yes ,the repating T sounds

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Who are the characters in Agatha Christies play The Mousetrap?

In order of appearance, the characters in Agatha Christie's the mousetrap are:- Giles Ralston
Mollie Ralston
Christopher Wren
Mrs Boyle
Major Metcalf
Miss Casewell
Mr Paravicini
Detective-Sergeant Trotter

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Where does Agatha Christie's inspector Japp live?

Absolutely no idea. Although he definitely is married to someone called Mabel (I think that's her name) and they probably live in London, near Scotland Yard. Mabel (forgive me if I made that name up) has relatives that live in Wales.

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What pen name did Agatha Christie use for writing romance novels?

Mary Westmacott.

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When is Agatha Christie's Miss Marple set?

In the 50s.

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Who has played hercule poirot?

So far, 13 actors have played Hercule Poirot on stage, film and TV. They are: Albert Finney, Martin Gabel, Ian Holm, Dudley Jones, Charles Laughton, Alfred Molina, Konstantin Raykin, Tony Randall, Anatoli Ravkovich, Andrew Sachs, David Suchet, Austin Trevor and Peter Ustinov.

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Which actresses played Miss Marple?

On Britain's TV show Marple, she was played by Geraldine McEwan (seasons 1-3) and then Julia McKenzie (4-present). In movies based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple books, she has also been portrayed by Margaret Rutherford, Angela Lansbury, Dulcie Gray, Helen Hayes, and Joan Hickson.

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When was Linford Christie born?

Linford Christie was born on April 2, 1960.

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How old is vera claythorne?

65 years old

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What happened to Miss Lemon from the Poirot stories?

She retired to go and live with her sister

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In the book 'And Then There Were None' by Agatha Christie which characters confessed to their crime claimed their innocence or both?

Confessions in And then there were noneI have seen the 1945 film version of this book and it is very closely based on the book. *It's not!

Tony Marston died first and just before he died, confessed to having accidentally killed two children in a road accident.

Ethel Rogers did not confess to her crime in front of anyone intentionally. Rogers therefore also confesses when he argues with her but only to the reader and not to the characters of the story

General MacArthur never confesses but in his confusion regularly reveals himself as the killer of his wife's lover.

Miss Emily Brent confesses kicking out a pregnant girl because she was pregnant and confessed it very openly with Vera Claythorne

Justice Wargrave confesses at table to killing a man by hanging.

Dr Edward Armstrong confesses to having accidentally killed someone under the influence but feels that it was not murder.

Henry Blore confesses to having set up a man so that he would spend life in prison. He died there and Henry Blore says that that was not his fault so he confesses to what Mr Owen considers a crime but not what he considers a crime.

Lombard confesses and doesn't even feel quilty about it, and everyone thinks he is cold and odd.

Vera Claythorne has never confessed allowing the little boy to drawn, but she also feels guilty about the crime as it is clearly seen in the last pages of the book.

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When did Agatha Christie go missing?

in februray 1926

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Was Mr. Rogers an assassin?

Yes, he was an assassin. After many years of hunting down people, he decided to join the Television industry. However, he is still a secret assassin, even if he is a ghost. He uses his awesome ghostly gun to kill people.

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Who was the murderer in Endless Night by Agatha Christie?

The murderer of the novel endless night is Micheal Rogers himself . He was mentally ill. All his desire for life was to gain everything the easy way so he killed Ellie by putting a cyanide in her tablets then he killed the old Lady Mrs Lee as he had used her to threaten and scare Ellie so if the police finds out she might say him and lastly he killed his real lover Greta too. His the real killer ,well kinda the protagonist as well as the antagonist .

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In the book and then there were none by Agatha Christie what does vera claythorne look like?

well it just says that..."Quite atrractive-a bit schoolmistressy perhaps..."

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