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Double Sin and Other Stories

Double Sin and Other Stories
File:DoubleSinUSFirstEditionCover1961.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration of the first US edition
Author Agatha Christie
Country United States
Language English
Genre Detective fiction
short stories
Publisher Dodd, Mead and Company
Publication date 1961
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 247 pp
ISBN NA
Preceded by The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
Followed by The Pale Horse

Double Sin and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1961 and retailed for $3.50.[1] The collection contains eight short stories and was not published in the UK; however all of the stories were published in other UK collections (see UK book appearances of stories below).

List of stories

Publication history

  • 1961, Dodd Mead and Company (New York), Hardcover, 247 pp
  • 1962, Pocket Books (New York), Paperback, (Pocket number 6144), 181 pp
  • 1964, Dell Books, Paperback, 191 pp

First publication of stories in the U.S.

  • The Double Clue: August 1925 (Volume 41, Number 4) issue of the Blue Book Magazine with an uncredited illustration.
  • The Last Seance: November 1926 issue of Ghost Stories magazine under the title The Woman Who Stole a Ghost.
  • Sanctuary: serialised in the weekly newspaper supplement This Week magazine in two instalments from September 12 to September 19, 1954 under the title Murder at the Vicarage (not to be confused with the novel of the same name) with illustrations by Robert Fawcett.
  • The Dressmaker's Doll: June 1959 (Volume 33, Number 6) issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, unillustrated. The story had previously appeared in Canada in the October 25, 1958 issue of the Star Weekly magazine.
  • The Theft of the Royal Ruby: serialised in the weekly newspaper supplement This Week magazine in two instalments from September 25 to October 2, 1960 with illustrations by William A. Smith.

For first publications in the UK, see the applicable UK collections below.

UK book appearances of stories

The stories contained in Double Sin and Other Stories appear in the following UK collections:

References

External links

  • at the official Agatha Christie website
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