Agatha Christie also writes under the pen names Agatha Christie Mallowan and Mary Westmacott. She was born in Torquay, Devon, England and spent time during World War I tending to wounded soldiers as a nurse of the Red Cross organization. Agatha married Archibald Christie, a colonel in the Royal Air Corps in 1914, and had a daughter, Rosalind. In 1928, Agatha divorced her husband and travelled extensively before marrying Max Mallowan, an archaeologist in 1930. Agatha Christie has written over eighty novels which have sold over 400 million copies in 103 languages. Only the Bible and the works of Shakespeare have outsold her. The novel you will study, And Then There Were None, was originally published in 1939.