The Harlequin Tea Set

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The Harlequin Tea Set
Dust-jacket illustration of the first US edition
AuthorAgatha Christie
CountryUnited Kingdom
United States
GenreDetective fiction
short stories
PublisherG. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date
14 April 1997
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Pages281 pp
823/.912 21
LC ClassPR6005.H66 H34 1997
Preceded byProblem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories 
Followed byWhile the Light Lasts and Other Stories 

The Harlequin Tea Set is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by G. P. Putnam's Sons on 14 April 1997. It contains nine short stories each of which involves a separate mystery. With the exception of "The Harlequin Tea Set", which was published in the collection Problem at Pollensa Bay, all stories were published in the UK in 1997 in the anthology While the Light Lasts and Other Stories.

The collection of nine stories include:

  • "The Edge"
  • "The Actress"
  • "While the Light Lasts"
  • "The House of Dreams"
  • "The Lonely God"
  • "Manx Gold"
  • "Within a Wall"
  • "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest" (a Hercule Poirot story)
  • "The Harlequin Tea Set" (a Harley Quin story)

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