Short Story

Four and Twenty Blackbirds

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Four and Twenty Blackbirds – About the story Four and Twenty Blackbirds is a short story by Agatha Christie. It was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1941. The story was later published in 1950 in the US in the anthology Three Blind Mice and Other stories. It was against published in UK in …

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The Man in the Mist

The Man in the Mist | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Meeting Gilda Glen Tommy in the disguise of a Roman Catholic priest and Tuppence, fresh from a failure in their previous venture, solace themselves at the Adlington Hotel. They are surprised by the arrival of Tommy’s friend Marvyn Estcourt, also called Bulger by friends. Marvyn introduces them to a well known actress Miss Gilda Glen, …

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Finessing the King

Finessing the King | The Gentleman dressed in Newspaper | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Finessing the King Tuppence wants to go dancing- While reading Daily Leader newspaper, Tuppence decides, she wants to go dancing. Tommy tries to distract her attention by pointing to how dots in the masthead of the newspaper represents the different days on which the paper is produced. Advertisement – Tuppence spots an ad in the …

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The Ambassador's boots - A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

The Ambassador’s Boots | Partners in crime | The Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Randolph Wilmott apprehensive Wilmott, United States Ambassador to Britain, visits the Blunt’s detective agency. He arrived by the liner Nomadic few weeks back. His kitbag somehow got exchanged with kitbag of Mr Ralph Westerham, a senator, having same initials as him. Westerham discovered the mistake and sent his valet to return the kitbag. His valet …

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The man who was No. 16

The Man Who Was No. 16 | Partner in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Mr. Carter and an unknown enemy Mr. Carter commends the Beresfords in their success in solving many mysteries and crimes, but warns them that Moscow has grown suspicious at the failure of their agents to report and they might investigate the matter. Mr. Carter suspects that a special agent has been dispatched from Moscow, a …

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The Unbreakable Alibi - Partners in Crime

The Unbreakable Alibi | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

New Case Mr. Montgomery Jones, a rich but not so bright man seeks help of Blunt’s agency for a peculiar alibi case. Montgomery met an Australian woman Una Drake and fell in love. While talking about their mutual love for detective stories, she made a bet with him that he cannot shake an alibi she …

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A Pot of Tea - A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

A Pot of Tea -Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

Tommy Tuppence assume new identities Beresfords take possession of International Detective Agency, situated on the second floor of a building in Bloomsbury. Tommy Beresford’s alias is Mr. Blunt, Tuppence assumes the role of his confidential secretary Miss Robinson. Albert takes the role of office boy is a small outer office. They try their best to …

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The Crackler - tommy tuppence - Partners in crime

The Crackler – Partners in Crime | Agatha Christie

New assignment Inspector Marriot arrive at the Blunt’s detective agency for a new case involving rounding up a seemingly big gang involved in circulation of counterfeit one pound notes. He hand Tommy a counterfeit note to examine the difference with the real one. With Tommy unable to figure the difference, Marriot trains them to spot …

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Poirot Investigates

Top 5 stories in Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

Poirot Investigates is a short story collection written by English author Agatha Christie in 1924. It consists of eleven short stories dealing with blackmail, robberies, theft, murder, kidnappings, superstitions, among other crimes. The chief protagonist if Hercule Poirot, his companion is Arthur Hastings, and together they solve eleven mysteries. Here are the Rankings of top …

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Poirot Investigates

Poirot Investigates Review | Agatha Christie

Introduction Poirot Investigates is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie. It was first published in March 1924. There are eleven stories in which the distinguished and eccentric detective Hercule Poirot solves a variety of cases from theft, to kidnapping, to murders. Overall the collection is an entertaining one time read. Review Poirot investigates …

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