Notes

“Agatha Christie’s Love-Hate Relationship with the Arabs”

Marcia Lynx Qualey writes about Agatha Christie’s popularity and influence in the Arab world! “So many Agatha Christie novels were published in Arabic in the mid-20th century that Hercule Poirots and Miss Marples overflowed handcarts and bookshelves from Algiers to Cairo to Amman to Muscat. These original editions, as well as reprints, are still widely available.” (via Lexi Alexander)

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