Daniel Defoe, Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, Agatha Christie



Otázka: Daniel Defoe, Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, Agatha Christie

Jazyk: Angličtina

Přidal(a): Alžběta



Daniel Defoe, the son of a butcher, was born in London in 1660. He attended Morton’s Academy, a school for Dissenters at Newington Green with the intention of becoming a minister, but he changed his mind and became a hosiery merchant instead.

Daniel Defoe was English novelist, pamphleteer, and journalist.

In 1685 Defoe took part in the Monmouth Rebellion and joined William III and his advancing army. Defoe became popular with the king after the publication of his poem, The True Born Englishman (1701). The poem attacked those who were prejudiced against having a king of foreign birth.

His probably the most famous novel is Robinson Crusoe. This book is aboat scottish sailor, who like a young boy getawayed from home. years later he was shipwreck at the unoccupied island for time his age, when he was shipwreck.

The book is based on real life story aboat scottish sailor who was for a punishment drop out of the boat.


Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, UK.

During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse; she liked the profession,.She later worked at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.


Agatha Christie (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections (especially those featuring Hercule Poirot or Miss Jane Marple), and her successful West End plays. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time. Her novels have sold roughly four billion copies.

Her well known character, Miss Marple, was introduced in The Tuesday Night Club in 1927 (short story) and was based on women like Christie’s grandmother and her „cronies“.

Her other well known book is aboat femause detective Hercule Poirot.

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