Agatha Christie

Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories

1979-10 (First published)

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Author
Agatha Christie
Date
1979-10 First published
Publication Location UK
Genre
Language English
Notes Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories is a collection of eight short stories written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in October 1979. It was the last Christie book to be published under the Collins Crime Club imprint although HarperCollins continue to be the writer's UK publishers. Six of the eight stories feature the amateur detective Miss Marple; "The Dressmaker's Doll" and "In a Glass Darkly" do not.

• "Sanctuary" - first published in Woman's Journal, October 1954
• "Strange Jest" - first published under the title "The Case of the Buried Treasure" in Strand Magazine, July 1944
• "Tape-Measure Murder" - first published under the title "The Case of the Retired Jeweller" in Strand Magazine, February 1942
• "The Case of the Caretaker" - first published in Strand Magazine, January 1942
• "The Case of the Perfect Maid" - first published under the title "The Perfect Maid" in Strand Magazine, April 1942
• "Miss Marple Tells a Story" - was a special commission from the BBC for a series called Short Story. The story was read by Agatha Christie and broadcast on 11 May 1934
• "The Dressmaker's Doll" - first published Woman's Journal, December 1958
• "In a Glass Darkly" - first published Woman's Journal, December 1934

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