Agatha Christie’s 11-day disappearance from Berkshire is one of the crime author’s greatest mysteries. At the time she went missing, Christie was one of the most successful mystery novelists in Europe, and vanishing brought even more notoriety to her name. Her disappearance also sparked one of the most massive manhunts in modern history, with crime-fiction fans taking to the streets to lend their amateur detective skills to the case.
Writer Andy Rooney once uttered a famous truth: “Writers don’t retire. Writers never stop writing.” With active imaginations and wells of creativity, most authors find themselves bound to their craft until their dying days. As such, many are in the process of completing works when they pass away. What happens to these unfinished works from great writers?
If there’s one thing that ‘Ghostbusters’ proved, it’s that libraries can be as haunted as any other place. Between the novel-stacked shelves, many libraries also boast a collection of ghouls, phantoms, and faceless figures who haunt their loyal patrons.
While time travel may be a futuristic concept, a number of predictions in shows, films, stories, and other forms of art have since come to fruition. Amongst the many unexpected forecasts that have become modern realities, multiple novels have accurately predicted events of the near and distant future.