List of short stories by Agatha Christie contains all short stories published by Agatha Christie in both the US and the UK.
A total of 153 stories have been written and published in 14 collections in both the US and the UK. 152 stories were published in the UK with the omission of "Three Blind Mice". 152 stories were published in the US with the omission of "Christmas Adventure", which was the original version of "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding". Some stories were published under different names in the US Collections.
Four short stories, "The Submarine Plans", "Christmas Adventure", "The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest" and "The Second Gong", were expanded into longer stories by Christie (respectively "The Incredible Theft", "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding", "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest" and "Dead Man's Mirror"). All four of the original versions were published in the UK, and three of them were published in the US with the exception of "Christmas Adventure".
This is a list of 153 stories sorted by the 14 UK collections in chronological order.
This is a list of 14 US collections, excluding Poirot's Early Cases since all of its eighteen stories appeared in earlier collections.
|Year||US Collection||Number of stories|
|1922||Poirot Investigates||14 in US edition|
|1929||Partners in Crime||15|
|1930||The Mysterious Mr. Quin||12|
|1932||The Tuesday Club Murders||13|
|1934||Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective||12|
|1937||Dead Man's Mirror||4|
|1939||The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories||9|
|1947||The Labours of Hercules||12|
|1948||The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories||11|
|1950||Three Blind Mice and Other Stories||9|
|1951||The Under Dog and Other Stories||9|
|1961||Double Sin and Other Stories||8|
|1971||The Golden Ball and Other Stories||15|
|1997||The Harlequin Tea Set||9|