Partners in Crime Volume 1: Finessing the King and Other Stories: v. 1

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9780001046627: Partners in Crime Volume 1: Finessing the King and Other Stories: v. 1

The famous volume of Tommy & Tuppence linked short stories, reissued in a new look to coincide with the brand new series of Tommy & Tuppence BBC movies.

A Fairy in the Flat
A Pot of Tea
The Affair of the Pink Pearl
The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger
Finessing the King
The Gentleman dressed in Newspaper

“And you idea is –?”
“Three hearts stands for the Three Arts Ball, tomorrow night. 12 tricks is twelve o’clock, and the Ace of Spades is the Ace of Spades.”
“And what about its being necessary to finesse the King?”
“Well, that’s what I thought we’d find out.”

Finessing the King is one story in this entertaining collection. Each tale offers generous portions of mystery and suspense in Christie style.

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Review:

‘Required reading.’
Books

‘Distinctly worthwhile.’
New York Times

‘Sherlock Holmes, John Thorndyke, Father Brown and even Poirot are amiably parodied, and once or twice the solution as well as the dialogue is deliberately facetious.’
Times Literary Supplement

From the Back Cover:

'And your idea is -?'
'Three hearts stands for the Three Arts Ball, tomorrow night, 12 tricks is twelve o'clock, and the Ace of Spades is the Ace of Spades.'
'And what about its being necessary to finesse the King?'
'Well, that's what I thought we'd find out,'

'Finessing The King' is one story in this entertaining collection. Each tale offers generous portions of mystery and suspense in Christie style.

• A Fairy in the Flat
• A Pot of Tea
• The Affair of the Pink Pearl
• The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger
• Finessing the King
• The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper

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