A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
7/18/1917 Agatha Christie's century of murder
July 18, 1917. One hundred years ago today a woman was murdered at a mansion called Styles, beginning Agatha Christie's long killing spree. The Mysterious Affair at Styles, published in 1920, is the first of her 66 mystery novels. Her books are estimated to have sold 4 billion copies.