Crime fiction writer Agatha Christie died in 1976
   2007-01-12 10:46:56

Thought for Today:

Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.

Today's Highlight in History:

1916: American novelist and short-story writer Jack London was born on January 12. His vigorous stories of men and animals against the environment, and survival against hardships were drawn mainly from his own experience. He is famous for The Call of the Wild, The Son of the Wolf, The Sea-Wolf etc.
1916年11月22日,美国小说家、短篇故事家杰克·伦敦诞生。 他的小说非常有力,讲述了人和动物是如何改造环境,如何在困境中生存,这些感触多半来自他自己的生活体验。最著名的作品有《荒野的呼唤》,《狼的儿子》,《海狼》等。

1976: British crime fiction writer Dame Agatha Christie died on January 12 at the age of 86. From the 1920s until the 1970s, she was the world's most popular mystery author, reportedly selling more than one billion books worldwide. Her famous books include Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile etc.


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