Anne Beddingfeld was a newly-orphaned nice English girl looking for a bit of adventure in London. One day at Hyde Park Corner tube station a man falls onto the track where Anne was on the platform, dying instantly. The doctor examines who pronounced the man dropped a note saying “17.1 22 Kilmorden Castle” before he disappeared. Meanwhile a beautiful ballet dancer was brutally strangulated to death and valuable diamonds vanished. On the luxury liner Kilmorden Castle, people tried to kill her as well while rummaging her possessions for something. She can’t fathom what. She is the last person suitable to crack this mystery yet she accepted this daunting challenge that takes her as far as Africa while the tension builds. She must uncover the faceless killer known as “The Colonel”.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; Born 15 September 1890 Torquay, Devon – Death15 September 1890, Winterbrook, Wallingford, Oxfordshire.) Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born as the youngest child in an upper-class family and received home education. In 1905 she went to Paris to study. She married Archibald Christie, a British military officer in 1914 and had her only child, Rosalind Margaret Clarissa, in August 1919 at Ashfield. Initially, 6 of her novels got rejected consecutively before The Mysterious Affair at Styles in 1920. In 1926 she went missing for 10 days causing public outcry and was found after 10 days with amnesia following her divorce in 1928. She married archaeologist Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan in 1930. Her works came 3rd in the raking of the world's most-widely published books and have been translated into 103 languages. Christie's stage plays The Mousetrap holds the world record for the longest initial run (1925-2019).