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The Harlequin Tea Set

The Harlequin Tea Set
Dust-jacket illustration of the first US edition
Author Agatha Christie
Country United States
Language English
Genre Detective fiction
short stories
Publisher G. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date
14 April 1997
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 281 pp
OCLC 35990407
823/.912 21
LC Class PR6005.H66 H34 1997
Preceded by Problem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories
Followed by While the Light Lasts and Other Stories

The Harlequin Tea Set is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by G. P. Putnam's Sons on 14 April 1997. It contains nine short stories each of which involves a separate mystery. With the exception of The Harlequin Tea Set, which was published in the collection Problem at Pollensa Bay, all stories were published in the UK in 1997 in the anthology While the Light Lasts and Other Stories.

The collection of nine stories include:

  • "The Edge"
  • "The Actress"
  • "While the Light Lasts"
  • "The House of Dreams"
  • "The Lonely God"
  • "Manx Gold"
  • "Within a Wall"
  • "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest" (a Hercule Poirot story)
  • "The Harlequin Tea Set" (a Harley Quin story)

Publication history

  • 1997, Putnam, 14 April 1997, Hardcover, 281 pp; ISBN 0-399-14287-8
  • 1998, Berkley Books, 1 December 1998, Paperback; ISBN 0-425-16515-9

External links

  • at the official Agatha Christie websiteThe Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories
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