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Three Blind Mice and Other Stories is a short story collection by Agatha Christie published in the US only by Dodd Mead in 1950 probably in early February of that year.[1] The stories in the collection had all been published in various US magazines previously.

Stories[]

Publication history[]

  • 1950, Dodd, Mead and Company (New York), Hardback, 250 pp
  • 1952, Dell Books, Paperback, 224 pp, (Dell number 633)
  • 1960, Dell Books, Paperback, as The Mousetrap and other stories, (Dell number D354)
  • 1984, Berkley Books, Paperback, 212 pp, (Berkley number 06806-4)

First publication of stories in the US[]

  • The Adventure of Johnny Waverly: June 1925 (Volume XLI, Number 2) issue of the Blue Book Magazine with an uncredited illustration.
  • The Love Detectives: 30 October 1926 (Volume XIX, Number 3) issue of Flynn's Weekly under the title At the Crossroads with uncredited illustrations.
  • The Third Floor Flat: 5 January 1929 (Volume CVI, Number 6) issue of Detective Story Magazine under the slightly different title In the Third Floor Flat with an uncredited illustration.
  • Four and Twenty Blackbirds: 9 November 1940 (Volume 106, Number 19) issue of Collier's magazine with illustrations by Mario Cooper.
  • Strange Jest: 2 November 1941 issue of the weekly newspaper supplement This Week magazine under the title A Case of Buried Treasure.
  • The Tape-Measure Murder: 16 November 1941 issue of the weekly newspaper supplement This Week magazine with an illustration by Arthur Sarnoff.
  • The Case of the Caretaker: 5 July 1942 edition of the Chicago Sunday Tribune.
  • The Case of the Perfect Maid: 13 September 1942 edition of the Chicago Sunday Tribune.
  • Three Blind Mice: May 1948 (Volume 124, Number 5) issue of Cosmopolitan magazine with uncredited illustrations.

For first publications in the UK, see the applicable UK collections referenced above.

Audiobook[]

The audiobook version was released in 1986 and was narrated by actor Denholm Elliott.

References[]

  1. The earliest US newspaper reviews start appearing around 17 Feb 1950.
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