The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrees

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrees by Agatha Christie. Published by the Collins Crime Club, 1960. Hardback. First edition in near fine condition. Dust jacket now protected.

 

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Agatha Christie

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The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrées Synopsis

A collection of short stories written by Agatha Christie and was first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in 1960. It is the only Christie first edition published in the UK that contains stories with both Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, the writer’s two most famous detectives.

The stories contained in the collection are:

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, or The Theft of the Royal Ruby
The Mystery of the Spanish Chest
The Under Dog
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
The Dream
Greenshaw’s Folly

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About Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.

She wrote during the ‘Golden Age of Detective Fiction’ and has been called the ‘Queen of Crime’. She also wrote six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists her as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

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Author

Agatha Christie

Publisher

Collins

Year

1960

Edition

First

Format

Hardback