Day Tripping: September 15

Mystery Misses

By Unknown author — The Christie Archive Trust, Public Domain

Dame Agatha Christie was born in 1890 to an Irish mother and a British army officer. The creator of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot is the highest-selling fiction writer of all time. Her play The Mousetrap holds the record for the longest-running play in history.

Agatha famously disappeared for ten days after her husband left her in 1926. When she reappeared just as…



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