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Miss  Jane  Marple
Mystery Series
The character of spinster Miss Jane Marple lives in the village of St. Mary Mead in Hampshire
(not far from London) and appears in twelve of Agatha Christie's crime novels and 24 short stories
published from 1930 to 1976 – and many subsequent feature films and TV movies.

Miss Marple book search at Amazon.com
Miss Marple video/DVD search at Amazon.com

Miss Marple entry at Wikipedia


"The Murder At The Vicarage" [1930]
Murder At The Vicarage novel by Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)  A despised local landowner is found dead in the study of St. Mary
Mead's vicar, and two people confess to the crime.

Signet mass pb [4/2002] for $6.99
Black Dog & Leventhal 8¼x5¾ hardcover [9/2006] for $9.60
book entry at Wikipedia
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"The Tuesday Club Murders"
[13 connected stories 1932]
Tuesday Club Murders / Thirteen Problems story collection by Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)  aka "The Thirteen Problems"; includes "A Christmas Tragedy", "The Affair At The Bungalow", "The Blood-Stained Pavement", "The Blue Geranium", "The Companion", "Death By Drowning", "The Four Suspects", "The Herb of Death", "The Idol House of Astarte", "Ingots of Gold", "Motive v. Opportunity", "The Thumb Mark of St. Peter", and "The Tuesday Night Club"
Dell mass pb [1/75] out of print/used
Berkley 7x5 pb [2/84] out of print/many used
Black Dog & Leventhal 8¼x5¾ hardcover [3/2007] for $9.60
book entry at Wikipedia

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"The Body In The Library" [1942]
Body In The Library novel by Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)   Gentry in the next county find the body of a woman in their library, someone that they do not know; as the case drags on, the wife asks Miss Marple to help solve the case.
Signet mass pb [1/2000] for $6.99
Black Dog & Leventhal 8¼x5¾ hardcover [9/2006] for $9.60
book entry at Wikipedia
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"The Moving Finger" [1942]
The Moving Finger novel by Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)   A series of poison pen letters surface in a small village, leading to a suicide; Scotland Yard investigates with little luck until a villager invites Miss Marple to help.
Signet mass pb [11/2000] for $6.99
Black Dog & Leventhal 8¼x5¾ hardcover [3/2007] for $9.60
book entry at Wikipedia
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"The Mousetrap and Other Stories" [1950]

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"A Murder Is Announced" [1950]

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"Murder With Mirrors" [1952]
British title: "They Do It With Mirrors"

"Murder With Mirrors" [1985] starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple

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"A Pocket Full of Rye" [1953]

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"4:50 From Paddington" [1957]
aka "What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!" and filmed as "Murder She Said" [1961]
4.50 From Paddington mystery novel by Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)  An elderly woman travels by train to visit her friend Jane Marple and sees a man strangling a woman in a train going the opposite way; the police do not believe her, but Miss Marple does.
Kindle Edition from HarperCollins [2004 edition] for $6.99
Wm. Morrow 8x7 pb [4/2011] for $10.41
Black Dog & Leventhal Publrs 8½x6 hardcover [3/2007] out of print/many used
many more book options
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"Double Sin and Other Stories" [1961]

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"The Mirror Crack'd" [1962]
British title: "The Mirror Crack'd From Side To Side"

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"A Caribbean Mystery" [1964]

"A Caribbean Mystery" [1983] starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple

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"At Bertram's Hotel" [1965]

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"13 Clues For Miss Marple" [13 stories 1966]
includes "Tape-Measure Murder", "Strange Jest", "Sanctuary", "Greenshaw's Folly", "The Case of The Perfect Maid",
"The Case of The Caretaker", "The Blue Geranium", "The Companion", "The Four Suspects", "Motive v. Opportunity",
"The Thumb Mark of St. Peter", "The Blood-Stained Pavement", and "The Herb of Death"

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"Nemesis" [1971]

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"Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case"
[written circa 1940, published 1976]

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Miss Marple Complete Short Stories by Agatha Christie  "Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories" [1986]
Berkley pb [11/86] for $11.47
HarperCollins pb [7/97] out of print/used
Life & Times of Miss Marple  "The Life and Times of Miss Jane Marple" [1989]
by Anne Hart

Berkley pb [9/89] out of print/used
Bantam hardcover [9/89] out of print/used
Miss Marple's Final Cases by Agatha Christie  misnamed "Miss Marple's Final Cases" [9 stories; 1979]
includes "Sanctuary", "Strange Jest", "Tape-Measure Murder", "The Case of The Care-taker", "The Case of The Perfect Maid", "Miss Marple Tells a Story", "The Dress-maker's Doll" {not MM}, "In A Glass Darkly" {not MM}, and "Greenshaw's Folly"
HarperCollins pb [9/2002] out of print/used
HarperCollins hardcover [9/2003] out of print/used
HarperCollins audio CD [11/2005] out of prodn/used
 mystery novel by Susan Kandel  "Christietown: A Novel About Vintage Clothing, Romance, Mystery & Agatha Christie" [2007] by Susan Kandel
Hired to help promote a new Cotswold village-style housing tract in the Mojave Desert, Cece Caruso stages an Agatha Christie murder mystery starring Miss Marple on opening day – and the leading lady ends up dead!
Harper 8x5½ pb [6/2007] for $11.16
Harper 8¼x5½ hardcover [6/2007] out of print/used


Miss Jane Marple has been portrayed on-screen by
Helen Hayes [1900-93]
Joan Hickson [1906-1998]
Angela Lansbury
Geraldine McEwan
Julia McKenzie
and Margaret Rutherford [1892-1972]

credits for character 'Miss Marple' at Internet Movie Database

Miss Marple Movie Collection  "The Agatha Christie Miss Marple Movie Collection" [2006]
all directed by George Pollock & starring Margaret Rutherford
Warner color DVD set [3/2006] for $42.49

includes "Murder She Said" [1961]; "Murder At The Gallop" [1963]; "Murder Ahoy!" [1964]; and "Murder Most Foul" [1964]

"Murder She Said" [1961]
directed by George Pollock & starring Margaret Rutherford

"Murder at the Gallop" [1963]
based on the 1953 Hercule Poirot novel "After The Funeral"
directed by George Pollock & starring Margaret Rutherford

"Murder Ahoy!" [1964]
directed by George Pollock & starring Margaret Rutherford

"Murder Most Foul" [1964]
based on the 1952 Hercule Poirot novel "Mrs. McGinty's Dead"
directed by George Pollock & starring Margaret Rutherford

Agatha Christie Collection / Helen Hayes  "Agatha Christie Collection Featuring Helen Hayes" [2006]
includes "Murder Is Easy" [1982]; "A Caribbean Mystery"
[1983]; and "Murder With Mirrors" [1985]
Warner color DVD [9/2006] 3 disks for $34.99
"Murder Is Easy" [1982]
starring Bill Bixby, Lesley-Anne Down, Olivia de Havilland & Helen Hayes

"A Caribbean Mystery" [1983]
starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple

"Murder With Mirrors" [1985]
starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple


BBC television series
starring Geraldine McEwan, 2004-2007: her credits at IMDb
and then Julia McKenzie, 2008-2013: her credits at IMDb

Miss Marple tv with Geraldine McEwan volume 1  "Agatha Christie's Marple Set 1"
Acorn Media widescreen DVD [5/2005] for $53.99

includes: "A Murder Is Announced" [2005] co-starring Zoë Wanamaker;
"4.50 From Paddington" [2004] co-starring David Warner & Jenny Agutter;
"The Murder At The Vicarage" [2004] co-starring Herbert Lom & Derek Jacobi;
and "The Body In The Library" [2004] co-starring James Fox & Simon Callow

Miss Marple tv with Geraldine McEwan volume 2  "Agatha Christie's Marple Set 2"
Acorn Media color DVD set [8/2006] 4 disks for $47.99

includes "The Moving Finger" [2006] co-starring James D'Arcy & Emilia Fox;
"The Sittaford Mystery" [2006] co-starring Timothy Dalton;
"By The Pricking of My Thumbs" [2006] with the Beresfords (played by Anthony Andrews & Greta Scacchi); and "Sleeping Murder" [2005] co-starring Sophia Myles

Miss Marple tv with Geraldine McEwan volume 3  "Agatha Christie's Marple Set 3"
Acorn Media color DVD set [10/2007] 4 disks for $35.99

includes "Towards Zero" [2007]; "Nemesis" [2007]; "At Bertram's Hotel" [2007]; and "Ordeal By Innocence" [2007] with Jane Seymour

Miss Marple tv with Julia McKenzie volume 4  "Agatha Christie's Marple Set 4" starring Julia McKenzie
Acorn Media color DVD set [8/2009] 4 disks for $49.99

includes "A Pocket Full of Rye" [2008]; "Murder Is Easy" [2008]; "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?" [2009]; and "They Do It With Mirrors" [2009] with Joan Collins

Miss Marple tv with Julia McKenzie volume 5  "Agatha Christie's Marple Set 5" starring Julia McKenzie
Acorn Media color DVD set [8/2010] 4 disks for $35.49

includes "The Mirror Crack’d From Side To Side" [2010]; "The Secret of Chimneys" [2010]; "The Blue Geranium" [2010]; and "Agatha Christie’s Garden" documentary [2006]

"Behind The Scenes: Agatha Christie's Marple"
TV special [G.M.T.V. / I.T.V. Jan 2005]
25-minute color documentary programme; directed by Liz Lichi; interviewees include Geraldine McEwan
DVD/Blu-ray not available; credits at IMDb

"The Body In The Library" [2004], co-starring James Fox & Simon Callow
"The Murder At The Vicarage" [2004], co-starring Herbert Lom & Derek Jacobi
"4.50 From Paddington" [2004], co-starring David Warner & Jenny Agutter
"A Murder Is Announced" [2005] co-starring Zoë Wanamaker
"Sleeping Murder" [2005] co-starring Sophia Myles
"The Moving Finger" [2006] co-starring James D'Arcy & Emilia Fox
"By The Pricking of My Thumbs" [2006]
with the Beresfords (played by Anthony Andrews & Greta Scacchi)
"The Sittaford Mystery" [2006] co-starring Timothy Dalton
"Towards Zero" [2007]
"Nemesis" [2007]
"At Bertram's Hotel" [2007]
"Ordeal By Innocence" [2007] with Jane Seymour
"A Pocket Full of Rye" [2008]
"Murder Is Easy" [2008]
"Why Didn't They Ask Evans?" [2009]
"They Do It With Mirrors" [2009] with Joan Collins
"The Mirror Crack’d From Side To Side" [2010]
"The Secret of Chimneys" [2010]
"The Blue Geranium" [2010]
"The Pale Horse" [2010]

"Marple: A Caribbean Mystery" [2013] /tt2166488/
"Marple: Greenshaw's Folly" [2013] /tt2166492/
"Marple: Endless Night" [2013] /tt2166494/


BBC television series [1984-91]
starring Joan Hickson [1906-1998]: her credits at IMDb
tv series on VHS at Amazon.com

Marple Collxn 1  "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Collection 1"
A&E color DVD [9/2001] 2 disks for $35.96
A&E color VHS [9/97] 4 tapes for $34.95

includes "Sleeping Murder" [1987], "A Caribbean Mystery" [1989], "The Mirror Cracked From Side To Side" [1992], and "4:50 From Paddington" [1987]

Marple Collxn 2  "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Collection 2"
A&E color DVD [1/2002] 3 disks for $42.49
A&E color VHS [9/97] 5 tapes for $43.95

includes "The Moving Finger" [1985], "Nemesis" [1987], "The Murder At The Vicarage" [1986], "At Bertram's Hotel" [1987], and "They Do It With Mirrors" [1991]

Marple Collxn Gift Set  "Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Gift Set"
BBC Video color DVD [8/2002] 3 disks for $21.99

includes "The Body In The Library" [1984], "A Murder Is Announced" [1985], "A Pocketful of Rye" [1985]

"The Body In The Library" [1984]
"A Murder Is Announced" [1985]
"A Pocketful of Rye" [1985]
"The Moving Finger" [1985]
"The Murder At The Vicarage" [1986]
"4.50 From Paddington" [1987]
"Nemesis" [1987]
"At Bertram's Hotel" [1987]
"Sleeping Murder" [1987]
"A Caribbean Mystery" [1989]
"They Do It With Mirrors" [1991]
"The Mirror Cracked From Side To Side" [1992]

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"untitled Miss Marple feature film [Disney 2012?]  
Announced 3/2011: Disney has captured the movie rights to Agatha Christie’s elderly detective
character Miss Marple; the plan is for Jennifer Garner - 5'9" tall, age 39 - to produce & star, as a younger
Marple in current times {the mind boggles!}; Mark Frost is assigned to write the screenplay
as-of 2017, no entry found on IMDb



Tommy  &  Tuppence  Beresford
Mystery Series

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"The Secret Adversary" [1922]

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"Partners In Crime" [17 stories; 1929]
includes "A Fairy In The Flat"; "A Pot of Tea"; "The Affair of The Pink Pearl" + continued; "The Adventure of The
Sinister Stranger" + continued; "Finessing The King"; "The Gentleman Dressed In Newspaper"; "The Case of The
Missing Lady"; "Blindman's Buff"; "The Man In The Mist" + continued; "The Crackler" + continued; "The
Sunningdale Mystery" + continued; "The House of Lurking Death" + continued; "The Unbreakable Alibi"; "The
Clergyman's Daughter"; "The Red House"; "The Ambassador's Boots", and "The Man Who Was No. 16"

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"N or M?" [1941]

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"By The Pricking of My Thumbs" [1968]

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"The Postern of Fate" [1973]

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Partners In Crime TV on DVD  "Partners In Crime" series [London Weekend TV 1980]
starring Francesca Annis, James Warwick & Reece Dinsdale
series credits from IMDb
Set 1: includes "The Secret Adversary", "The Affair of The Pink Pearl", "The House of Lurking Death", "Finessing The King" & "The Clergyman's Daughter"
Acorn Media color DVD [4/2003] 2 disks for $35.99
Acorn Media color VHS [5/2001] 3 tapes out of stock/used
Set 2: includes "The Sunningdale Mystery", "The Ambassador's Boots", "The Case of The Missing Lady", "The Crackler", "The Man In The Mist" & "The Unbreakable Alibi"
Acorn Media color DVD [3/2004] 2 disks for $35.99
Acorn Media color VHS [3/2002] for $47.49



Other  Works  by  Agatha Christie

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"Man In The Brown Suit" [1924]

"The Man In The Brown Suit" TV movie [1989]
starring Stephanie Zimbalist

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"The Secret of Chimneys" [1925]

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"Seven Dials Mystery" [1929]

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"The Mysterious Mr. Quin" [12 stories; 1930]
includes "The Coming of Mr. Quin", "The Shadow On The Glass", "At The Bells & Motley", "The Sign In
The Sky", "The Soul of The Croupier", "The World's End", "The Voice In The Dark", "The Face of Helen",
The Dead Harlequin", "The Bird With The Broken Wing", "The Man From The Sea", and "Harlequin's Lane"

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"The Sittaford Mystery" [1931]
aka "Murder At Hazelmore"

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"Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective" [stories 1934]
includes "The Case of The Middle-Aged Wife", "The Case of The Discontented Soldier", "The Case
of The Distressed Lady", "The Case of The Discontented Husband", "The Case of The City Clerk",
"The Case of The Rich Woman", "Have You Got Everything You Want?", "The Gate of Bagdad",
"The House At Shiraz", "The Pearl of Price", "Death On The Nile", and "The Oracle At Delphi"

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"The Boomerang Clue" [1935]
aka "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?"

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"Easy To Kill" [1939]
British title: "Murder Is Easy"

"Murder Is Easy" TV movie [1982]
starring Bill Bixby, Lesley-Anne Down, Olivia de Havilland & Helen Hayes

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"The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories"
[9 stories; 1939]
includes "The Regatta Mystery" {Pyne}; "Mystery of The Bagdad Chest" {Poirot}; "How Does Your
Garden Grow?" {Poirot}; "Problem At Polensa Bay" {Pyne}; "Yellow Iris" {Poirot}; "Miss Marple Tells
A Story"; "The Dream" {Poirot}; "In A Glass Darkly", and "Problem At Sea" {Poirot}

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"And Then There Were None" [1940]
aka "Ten Little Indians" or "Ten Little Ni**ers"

"And Then There Were None" [1945] /tt0037515/
Directed by René Clair; starring Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston & Louis Hayward

"Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians" [1965] /tt0061075/
starring Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton & Fabian

"Ten Little Indians" [1974] /tt0072263/
starring Charles Aznavour, Adolfo Celi, Stéphane Audran, Richard Attenborough, Elke Sommer & Oliver Reed

"Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None" computer game for PC [2005]

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"Death Comes As The End" [1944]

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"Towards Zero" [1944]

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"Sparkling Cyanide" [1944]
aka "Remembered Death"

"Sparkling Cyanide" TV movie [1983]

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"The Witness For The Prosecution and Other Stories" [11 stories; 1948]
includes "The Witness For The Prosecution", "The Red Signal", "The Fourth Man", "S.O.S.", "Where There's A
Will", "Mystery of The Blue Jar", "Philomel Cottage", "Accident" {Insp. Evans}, "The Second Gong" {Poirot}

"Witness For The Prosecution" TV movie [1949] /tt0295036/

"Witness For The Prosecution" feature film [1957]
Directed by Billy Wilder; starring Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton
& Elsa Lanchester • full credits at IMDb

"Witness For The Prosecution" TV movie [Dec 1982] /tt0084911/

"Witness For The Prosecution" TV movie [BBC-TV Dec 2016?]
Announced 7/2016: Andrea Riseborough has signed on to play the role of Romaine in Agatha Christie’s "The Witness For The Prosecution";
the two-part adaptation will be a Christmas special for BBC-TV • latest info at IMDb

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"Crooked House" [1949]
Eccentric multi-millionaire Aristede Leonides has kept his whole family living in a single, sprawling mansion, the 'crooked' house of the title.
When Detective Charles Hayward comes to investigate the killing of Leonides, further members of the household get picked off, leading to a race
against time to find the killer and the dark family secret behind the crimes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crooked_House

"Crooked House" [Sony Pictures/Metro Sept 2017?]  8/2017
'Crooked House' feature film 2017  

Announced 5/2011: Brilliant Films & Tele Munchen Group are producing a feature film of "Crooked House"; Julian Fellowes & Tim Rose Price adapted Christie’s book for the screen; Neil LaBute will direct; Matthew Goode is attached to star alongside Julia Andrews, Gemma Arterton & Gabriel Byrne. Added 7/2012: Sony Pictures has acquired North American & selected foreign distribution rights from Ealing Metro International; Update 9/2016: Film has started production around London, U.K for 2017 release; directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner from the screenplay by Fellowes & Price; now starring Christina Hendricks, Gillian Anderson, Stefanie Martini, Terence Stamp, Honor Kneafsey, Max Irons, and Glenn Closefull credits at IMDb

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"The Mousetrap and Other Stories" [1950]
includes "Three Blind Mice", "Strange Jest" {Miss Marple}, "Tape-Measure Murder" {Miss Marple}, "Case of
The Perfect Maid" {Miss Marple}, "Case of The Caretaker" {Miss Marple}, "Third Floor Flat" {Poirot}, "The
Adventure of Johnnie Waverly" {Poirot}, "Four & Twenty Blackbirds" {Poirot}, and "The Love Detectives"

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"They Came To Baghdad" [1951]

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"Destination Unknown" [1954]
aka "So Many Steps To Death"
Many scientists are disappearing without a trace; the redhead wife of one sets out for Morocco, and dies in a plane crash.
A redhead planning suicide is talked into replacing the wife on her journey, expecting that danger will lead to her death as well.

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"Ordeal By Innocence" [1958]

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"The Adventure of The Christmas Pudding"
[6 stories; 1960]

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"13 For Luck" [13 stories; 1961]
includes Poirot: "The Veiled Lady", "The Nemean Lion", "The Girdle of Hyppolita" & "The Market Basing
Mystery"; Jane Marple: "Tape-Measure Murder", "The Blue Geranium" & "The Four Suspects"; Harley
Quin:
"The Face of Helen" & "The Bird With The Broken Wing"; Mr. Parker Pyne: "The Regatta Mystery"
& "Problem At Polensa Bay"; Tommy & Tuppence: "The Unbreakable Alibi"; and Insp. Evans: "Accident"

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"The Pale Horse" [1961]

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"Surprise! Surprise!" [13 stories; 1965]
includes "Double Sin" {Poirot}; "The Arcadian Deer" {Poirot}; "The Adventure of Johnny Waverly" {Poirot}; "Where There's
A Will"; "Greenshaw's Folly" {Miss Marple}; "The Case of The Parfect Maid" {Miss Marple}; "At The Bells & Motley"
{Quin}; "The Case of The Distressed Lady" {Pyne}; "The Third Floor Flat" {Poirot}; "The Plymouth Express" {Poirot};
"The Mystery of The Spanish Shawl"; "The Cornish Mystery" {Poirot}; and "The Witness For The Prosecution"

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"Endless Night" [1967]

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"Passenger To Frankfurt" [1970]

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"The Golden Ball and Other Stories" [1971]

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Harlequin Tea Set stories by Agatha Christie  "The Harlequin Tea Set & Other Stories" [9 stories; 1997]
includes "The Harlequin Tea Set" (Mr. Quin; 1971), "The Mystery of The Spanish Chest" {Poirot}, "The Actress" (1923), "While The Light Lasts" (1923), "Within a Wall" (1925), "The House of Dreams" (1926), "The Lonely God" (1926), "The Edge" (1927) & "Manx Gold" (1930)
{note also 'While The Light Lasts' collection below}
Berkley mass pb [4/2002] for $5.99
Putnam hardcover [4/97] out of print/many used
While The Light Lasts stories by Agatha Christie  
"While The Light Lasts" [9 early stories; 1997]
{note also 'The Harlequin Tea Set' collection above}
HarperCollins pb [7/2003] out of print/used
Collins Crime hardcover [4/97] out of print/used
Masterpieces In Miniature stories by Agatha Christie  "Masterpieces In Miniature: The Detectives - Stories by Agatha Christie"
[39 stories; 2005]

St. Martin/Minotaur 8¼x5½ pb [10/2005] for $11.53
Masterpieces of Mystery & Unknown by Agatha Christie  "Masterpieces of Mystery and The Unknown" [2006]
includes all 28 of Agatha Christie's supernatural suspense tales
St. Martin/Griffin pb [2/2006] for $10.85
Agatha Christie Classic Mystery Collection DVD box set  "Agatha Christie Classic Mystery Collection" DVD box set [2006]
Warner widescreen color DVD set [9/2006] for $72.99
includes "Murder Is Easy" [1982] starring Bill Bixby, Lesley-Anne Down, Olivia de Havilland & Helen Hayes; "Sparkling Cyanide" [1983]; "A Caribbean Mystery" [1983] starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple; "Murder With Mirrors" [1985] starring Helen Hayes as Miss Marple; "Thirteen At Dinner" [1985] starring Peter Ustinov as Poirot; "Dead Man's Folly" [1986] starring Peter Ustinov as Poirot; "Murder In Three Acts [1986] starring Peter Ustinov as Poirot; and "The Man In The Brown Suit" [1989] starring Stephanie Zimbalist
Agatha Christie Mystery Lover's Collection DVD box set   "Agatha Christie Mystery Lover's Collection" DVD Box Set [2008]
Acorn Media widescreen color DVD [10/2008] 4 disks for $30.99
contains five TV movies: "The Secret Adversary" [Oct 1983] with Tommy & Tuppence (James Warwick & Francesca Annis); "The Affair of the Pink Pearl" [Oct 1983] with Tommy & Tuppence; "The Mysterious Affair At Styles" [Sept 1990] starring David Suchet {as Poirot}, Hugh Fraser (as Hastings} & Philip Jackson {as Japp}; "The Pale Horse" [July 1997] with Colin Buchanan, Jayne Ashbourne & Hermione Norris; and "The Body In The Library" [Dec 2004] starring Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks book edited by John Curran  "Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries In The Making" [2010]
Edited by John Curran

The longtime literary adviser to the Agatha Christie Estate painstakingly describes and excerpts the 73 private notebooks that Christie maintained over her career; also b&w photos and two rare short stories featuring Hercule Poirot: "The Incident At The Dog's Ball" (pre-1937 unpublished story) and "The Capture of Cerberus" (pre-1947 version)
HarperCollins 9x6¼ hardcover [2/2010] for $17.15

"The Agatha Christie Hour" [2010]
The Agatha Christie Hour one-shot TV programs  Set 1: Acorn Media color DVD set [7/2010] 2 disks for $28.49
contains 5 hour-long TV episodes: "The Case of The Middle-Aged Wife" [Sept 1982] with Maurice Denham as Parker Pyne; "The Girl In The Train" [Sept 1982]; "The Fourth Man" [Sept 1982] starring John Nettles; "The Case of The Discontented Soldier" [Oct 1982] with Maurice Denham as Parker Pyne; and "In a Glass Darkly" [1987]
Set 2: Acorn Media color DVD set [1/2011] 2 disks for $28.08
contains 5 hour-long TV episodes: "Magnolia Blossom" [Oct 1982]; "The Mystery of The Blue Jar" [Oct 1982]; "The Red Signal" [Nov 1982]; "Jane In Search of A Job" [Nov 1982]; and "The Manhood of Edward Robinson" [Nov 1982] starring Nicholas Farrell

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Around the World with the Queen of Mystery book edited by Mathew Prichard  "The Grand Tour: Around The World With The Queen of Mystery" [2012]
by Agatha Christie, Edited by {grandson} Mathew Prichard

In 1922, newly-published author Agatha Christie set out with her husband on a ten-month voyage around the world; she wrote detailed weekly letters to her mother about her adventures; also included here are Agatha's photographs, postcards, and other memorabilia.
Kindle Edition from HarperCollins Publrs [11/2012] for $11.76
Harper 9¼x7¼ hardcover [11/2012] for $19.79


Books Written as Mary Westmacott

"Giant's Bread" [1930]

"Unfinished Portrait" [1934]

"Absent In The Spring" [1944]

"The Rose and The Yew Tree" [1948]

"A Daughter's A Daughter" [1952 stageplay] revival opened 12/2009

"The Burden" [1956]


Books by Charles Osborne
browse books at the Charles Osborne Store at Amazonentry at Wikipedia

Black Coffee  "Black Coffee (Agatha Christie) by Charles Osborne" [1998]
novelization of Agatha Christie's 1930 play, with Poirot, Hastings & Japp
St. Martin's pb [9/99] for $6.29
St. Martin's 9½x6½ hardcover [9/98] out of print/many used
Highbridge UNABR audio [11/2001] for $24.95
Unexpected Guest  "The Unexpected Guest (Agatha Christie) by Charles Osborne" [1999]
novelization of Agatha Christie's 1956 play
St. Martin's pb [9/2000] for $6.29
St. Martin's 9½x6½ hardcover [10/99] out of print/many used
Soundelux UNABR audio [8/99] for $26.94
Spider's Web  "Spider's Web (Agatha Christie) by Charles Osborne" [2000]
novelization of Agatha Christie's 1954 play
St. Martin's pb [8/2001] for $6.29
St. Martin's 6½x10½ hardcover [10/2000] out of print/many used
Audio Partners UNABR audio CD [11/2000] for $19.77
Audio partners UNABR audio [11/2000] for $22.95
Life & Crimes of Agatha Christie by Charles Osborne  "The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion To The Works of Agatha Christie" [2001] by Charles Osborne
Minotaur 7¾x5¾ pb [11/2002] for $18.94
St. Martin's hardcover [6/2001] out of print/many used


Other  Authors,  Other  Media

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"Murder By Death" [Rastar/Columbia June 1976]
Murder By Death murder mystery spoof movie by Neil Simon  Detective spoof written by playwright Neil Simon: Five famous literary detectives and their sidekicks are invited by an eccentric millionaire for dinner and a 'murder at midnight' performance; but before midnight, the butler is found dead, and then other murders follow. James Coco portrays the Hercule Poirot spoof 'Milo Perrier', and Elsa Lanchester portrays the Miss Marple spoof 'Miss Jessica Marbles'; DVD extras include trailers & Neil Simon interview. Co-produced by Ray Stark; directed by Robert Moore; starring Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, David Niven, Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers & Richard Narita; W.G.A. nom for Best Original Script
Sony widescreen color DVD [12/2001] for $8.99
Sony color VHS [6/94] out of prodn/many used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

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"Dorothy and Agatha" [1990] by Gaylord Larsen
http://www.amazon.com/Dorothy-Agatha-Daw-science-fiction/dp/0451403142/
http://www.amazon.com/Dorothy-Agatha-A-Mystery-Novel/dp/052524865X/

"The London Blitz Murders" [2004] by Max Allan Collins
http://www.amazon.com/London-Murders-Disaster-Series-ebook/dp/B007X635Z6/
http://www.amazon.com/London-Blitz-Murders-Disaster/dp/1612185207/
http://www.amazon.com/London-Blitz-Murders-Allan-Collins/dp/0425198057/

"Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple" TV anime series [Nippon Hoso Kyokai 2004-2005]
aka "Agasa Kurisutî no Meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru"
Miss Marple's grand-niece Mabel West works part time for detective Hercule Poirot in London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agatha_Christie%27s_Great_Detectives_Poirot_and_Marple
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2298577/
available only on Japanese-language Region 2 DVDs

"Shikkoku no Sharnoth: What A Beautiful Tomorrow" [2008] visual adult novel video game from Liar-Soft
heroine Mary Clarissa Christie is based on the real-life Agatha Christie
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikkoku_no_Sharnoth:_What_a_Beautiful_Tomorrow

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"Petits Meurtres d'Agatha Christie" TV series [France 2009-2014]
Sixteen 90-minute-long episodes for French television (Season 1 = 4, Season 2 = 4, Season 3 = 3, Season 4 = 4, Season 5 = 1) of Christie plots reworked
for the team of Superintendent Larosière (Antoine Duléry) and hapless young Inspector Lampion (Marius Colucci) in the 1930s or for the team
of suave Commissaire Laurence (Samuel Labarthe) and young reporter Alice Avril (Blandine Bellavoir) in the mid-1950s.

NOTE: There is no Set 2 on Amazon, nor Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 5, and only Set 1 shows on the Acorn website (2017)
Petits Meurtres d'Agatha Christie French television series DVD box set   Set 1: Acorn Media widescreen color DVD set [2/2014] 4 disks for $22.74
7 episodes in French with English subtitles: "Les Meurtres A.B.C." (based on 'The ABC Murders'); "Am Stram Gram" (based on 'Ordeal By Innocence'); "La Maison du Péril" (based on 'Peril At End House'); "Le Chat et Les Souris" (based on 'Cat Among The Pigeons'); "Je Ne Suis Pas Coupable" (based on 'Sad Cypress'); "Un Cadavre Sur L’Ureiller" (based on 'The Body In The Library'); and "Jeux de Glaces" (based on 'They Do It With Mirrors')
Volume 3: "La Plume Empassionée" and "La Maison du Péril"
Acorn Media widescreen color DVD [2/2014] for $15.35
Volume 4: "Le Chat et Les Souris" and "Je Ne Suis Pas Coupable"
Acorn Media widescreen color DVD [2/2014] for $15.35
Volume 6: "Un Cadavre Sur L’Ureiller" and "Un Muerdre en Sommeil"
Acorn Media widescreen color DVD [2/2014] for $15.35

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Murder a la Christie mystery novel by Marilyn Levinson  "Murder a la Christie" [2014] by Marilyn Levinson
A young professor sets up a Golden Age of Mystery weekend and several attendees are murdered; Lexie begins to think that she is stuck in "And Then There Were None" and tries to invoke the skills of Miss Marple and M. Poirot to stop the murderer.
Kindle Edition from Oak Tree Press [3/2014] for $2.99
Dark Oak Mysteries 9x6 pb [2/2014] for $11.04
author's official website
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three lost Agatha Christie radio plays on audio CD  "Agatha Christie: The 'Lost' Plays - Three B.B.C. Radio Full-Cast Dramas From The Queen of Crime: Butter In A Lordly Dish, Murder In The Mews, and Personal Call" [2015]
Written by Agatha Christie, the recordings were long thought lost, recently found with seven other radio plays; includes "Butter In A Lordly Dish" [1948], written specially for radio, and features Richard Williams as Sir Luke Enderby KC; "Murder In The Mews" [1955], based on the short story; with Richard Williams as Hercule Poirot; and "Personal Call" [1960], also written specially for radio, with Ivan Brandt & Barbara Lott as husband and wife.
B.B.C. Physical Audio UNABR audio CD [9/2015] out of prodn/used

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