Agatha Christie

Poirot Investigates

1924-03 (First published)

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Author
Agatha Christie
Date
1924-03 First published
Publication Location UK
Genre
Language English
Notes Poirot Investigates is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by The Bodley Head in March 1924. The American version of this book, published by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1925, featured a further three stories. The stories feature Hercule Poirot.

• "The Adventure of the Western Star" - first published in The Sketch, 11 April 1923
• "The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor" - first published in The Sketch, 18 April 1923
• "The Adventure of the Cheap Flat" - first published in The Sketch, 9 May 1923
• "The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge" - first published in The Sketch, 16 May 1923
• "The Million Dollar Bond Robbery" - first published in The Sketch, 2 May 1923
• "The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb" - first published in The Sketch, 26 September 1923
• "The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan" - first published under the title "The Curious Disappearance of the Opalsen Pearls" in The Sketch, 14 March 1923
• "The Kidnapped Prime Minister" - first published in The Sketch, 25 April 1923
• "The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim" - first published in The Sketch, 28 March 1923
• "The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman" - first published in The Sketch, 24 October 1923
• "The Case of the Missing Will" - first published in The Sketch, 31 October 1923

The American edition of the book, published one year later, featured an additional three stories which did not appear in book form in the UK until 1974 with the publication of Poirot's Early Cases.

• "The Chocolate Box" - first published under the title "The Clue of the Chocolate Box" in The Sketch, 23 May 1923
• "The Veiled Lady" - first published under the title "The Case of the Veiled Lady" in The Sketch, 3 October 1923
• "The Lost Mine" - first published in The Sketch, 21 November 1923

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