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The 10 Greatest Mystery Writers

The 10 Greatest Mystery Writers

Nothing more than curling up by the fire with a good mystery novel in hand. Mystery is one of the most popular genres of news.



A dark and mysterious world of the unknown secrets highlighted. A style that makes it so irritable. Here are the 10 greatest mystery writers:

10 greatest mystery writer

10. Ellery Queen


Daniel Nathan and Benjamin Emanuel Lepofsky known under a pseudonym Ellery Queen. The sleuth, a mystery writer and a fool, which he also wrote stories named Ellery Queen. Solve difficult murder cases in New York City Queen's character is a police inspector who helps his father. Ellery Queen's where it gets clues in the same way as the protagonist detective mystery reader of classic whodunit. Ellery Queen stories have been adapted into television shows, graphic novels, comic books, movies, radio plants are very popular

9. P. D. James


Phyllis Dorothy James, a British author. His most famous creations police commander and poet Adam Dalgliesh. In the 1980s, this mystery novels were adapted for Adam Dalgliesh Roy Marsden as the specialty television network in the UK by ITV television. He later was aired on the PBS network in the United States. It's a mystery novel The Man Julianne Moore, was adapted into a blockbuster movie in 2006 starring Clive Owen and Michael Caine. Over the years, PD James EPA has received several doctorates, fellowships, honors and awards.

8. Lee Child


Jim Grant is an American author who uses the pseudonym Lee Child. In 2009 he was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America. Published his first novel, Killing Floor 1997 and was awarded the Anthony Award for best first novel. child wanders about solving crimes most famous character Jack is a former military policeman, named Reacher. The hard-boiled style and children are defined as commercial. So far, he has won several awards in 20 written novels and mystery novel ring.

7. Patricia Highsmith


Patricia Highsmith was an American author, best known for writing mystery and psychological thriller novel. Her first novel, written several short stories, as well as Tom was adapted by Hitchcock protagonist in 1951. Highsmith Ripley Strangers on a Train, wildly popular.

6. Raymond Chandler


Raymond Thornton Chandler was the British / American writer. 44, after losing his job in the oil company, Chandler began writing the novel. Her first novel, The Big Sleep, was published he has written several short stories and seven novels in 1939.. His writings have significantly influenced American literature. In 1958, Chandler was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America.

5. Arthur Conan Doyle


Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, known to the world as the creator of the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. Besides being a crime writer, Doyle was a big-time mystery writer. The first novel he wrote that he was a prolific writer of mystery in 1888. Cloomber published long silence, Doyle poetry, fantasy, science fiction, plays, historical fiction which many critics consider it the best work wrote. While celebrating the Holmes stories, Doyle was tired of writing it. It is impossible to publishers have increased the price to such an extent that will demand more of the Holmes stories. To his surprise, he is currently in the middle of a well-paid writers.

4. Edgar Allen Poe


Edgar Allan Poe is known for writing the mysterious and macabre stories. Po has a very important place in American literature and detective fiction genre is attributed to the invention. Poe cosmology and cryptography involved in this work. His work has appeared in movies, music, television, theater and literature. To honor Poe Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, an award known as the incredible actions in the mystery genre every year. Which of these authors who are regarded as Poe began to see writing as a career option in the life of a suffering financial difficulties. Besides being a writer, Poe was an editor and a literary critic.

3. Wilkie Collins


William Wilkie was a British writer who achieved fame and financial stability Collins 1860s. His best work, white, woman in Armadale, a name, and Moonstone, was written this time around. Contemporary critics of his work "sensation novel," she said. Collins met Charles Dickens in 1851 and they have quickly become close friends. When many of his early work, was rejected elsewhere, was being published in Dickens' Household Words and journals all year round. Collins' 60s, with the declining health, quality of work also began decling.

2. Dorothy L. Sayers


Dorothy Sayers Leigh, who wrote during the Golden Age of detective fiction was an English writer. Sayers' most popular amateur detective and mystery novels and stories featuring English aristocrat Lord Peter Wimsey. According to Sayers Wimsey was a crossover between Bertie Wooster and Fred Astaire. Two sets of length eleven novels, short stories, Sayers Lord Peter has grown into a round character. The Vane to Lord Peter, Montague eggs and Harriet are two of the recurring characters. In addition to being an author Sayers is a successful copywriter, teacher, essayist, playwright, translator and poet.

1. Agatha Christie


Each time one of the most prolific writers in a mystery, Agatha Christie's mousetrap for the longest-running mysteries written free call. His first book, Hercule Piorot mysterious Affairs styles feature was published in 1939. It has become difficult to make an immediate bestseller and helped launch her career. With sales of two million copies of the books, Christie's right after Shakespeare and the Bible, is third in the books of the world's most widely published. Today they are the most translated author in the world. The most famous mystery novel has sold over 100 million copies, was there. Dame Agatha Christie was built in 1972.