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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Six short stories from the Queen of Crime, featuring our favourite young detectives, Tommy and Tuppence.
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford were restless for adventure, so when they were asked to take over Blunt’s International Detective Agency, they leapt at the chance.
After their triumphant recovery of a pink pearl, intriguing cases kept on coming their way: a stabbing on Sunningdale golf course; cryptic messages in the personal columns of newspapers; and even a box of poisoned chocolates.Review:
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
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1979. Book Condition: Good. New impression. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP81483396
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 0002446553 UK BASED SELLER SHIPS DAILY ex library. Bookseller Inventory # T0104961