With more than 2 billion copies of her crime and detective books printed, Agatha Christie is bested only by Shakespeare and the good book for most widely read writer of yarns (or spiritual truths, depending on what you believe).
Almost all readers agree the cream of the Christie crop is her 1939 thriller And Then There Were None, which was originally published with a title too offensive even for the '30s and had to be adapted for United States audiences. Here's the gist: a group of strangers are lured to a remote English island resort where they begin to meet gruesome and untimely ends. With only the fallen believed innocent, who among them is the killer? Find out at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Friday, May 27- Sunday, July 31.