The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories (Paperback)

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Description


Agrand treasure for fans of the grande dame of mystery, The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories brings together nine rare and brilliant Christie tales of murder and detection that span nearly half a century of her storytelling genius.

In "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest," Hercule Poirot unravels the psychological conundrums that motivate a killer. . . . In "The Actress," a great star's shady past becomes the plaything of a blackmailer. . . . In "The Harlequin Tea Set," Mr. Harley Quin helps a man save his loved ones from the greedy hand of murder. These and six other stories of danger and detection complete this truly stellar collection.

About the Author


Agatha Christie (1890 1976), one of the most popular authors of all time and known the Queen of Crime, is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, including "The Mysterious Affair at Styles", "And Then There Were None", "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd", and "The Mirror Crack'd".

Praise For…


“There are no original mystery plots. Christie devised all of them first, and the rest of us borrow from her.”
-Mary Daheim, USA Today bestselling author of the Bed-and-Breakfast mysteries

“A treat for any Christie fan....These stories are ample proof—if further proof were needed—of the mastery she brought to her craft.”
-Richmond Times-Dispatch

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062094391
ISBN-10: 0062094394
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: June 19th, 2012
Pages: 240
Language: English