Agatha Christie: A Free & Comprehensive Guide To Her …
Agatha Christie | Biography, Books and Facts
Even JK Rowling, no Oscar Wilde, would be a more reliable guide to English as it is spoken in the 21st century. Her unvarnished prose has delighted millions. People identify with Harry Potter in a way they will never identify with those creaky museum pieces, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
Agatha Christie's Disappearance
There are any number of masters of English prose who would offer a better introduction to the language than Agatha Christie: Jane Austen, Arthur Conan Doyle, CP Snow, Ian Fleming, Muriel Spark, Graham Greene, AS Byatt, Alan Hollinghurst. The list could go on and on. They each have a distinctive style but, for anyone wanting to graduate beyond phrase-book English, display a colloquial vividness that you will not find in Christie.