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While the Light Lasts and Other Stories (short story collection)

  • Type: Short Story Collection

While the Light Lasts and Other Stories, published in the United States, is a 1997 collection of nine short stories by English mystery writer Agatha Christie. Except for the short story, The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest and Christmas Adventure, the tales were published in the United Kingdom on 14 April 1997 by HarperCollins as The Harlequin Tea Set. - AsNotedIn

Stories in both The Harlequin Tea Set and While the Light Lasts and Other Stories include:
"The Edge" (First published issue 374 of Pearson's Magazine in February 1927)
"The Actress" (First published in issue 218 of The Novel Magazine in May 1923 under the title of "A Trap for the Unwary")
"While the Light Lasts" (First published in issue 229 of The Novel Magazine in April 1924)
"The House of Dreams" (First published in issue 74 of the Sovereign Magazine in January 1926)
"The Lonely God" (First published in issue 333 of the Royal Magazine in July 1926)
"Manx Gold" (serialized in the South African newspaper, Daily Dispatch, in five installments on 23, 24, 26, 27 and 28 May 1930)
"Within a Wall" (First published in issue 324 of the Royal Magazine in October 1925)

While the Light Lasts and Other Stories adds:
"The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest" (an early short story version of "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest")
"Christmas Adventure" (First published in issue 1611 of The Sketch Magazine on 11 December 1923, later expanded into novella and published in the 1960 UK "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding"

The Harlequin Tea Set adds:
"The Mystery of the Spanish Chest"
"The Harlequin Tea Set" (with Harley Quin)




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1997/08/04 Agatha Christie Author "While the Light Lasts and Other Stories" is published in the United Kingdom by HarperCollins.
1997/08/04 HarperCollins Publisher "While the Light Lasts and Other Stories" is published in the United Kingdom by HarperCollins.

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Particulars for While the Light Lasts and Other Stories (short story collection):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Short Story Collection an assembly of unrelated short fiction narratives

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Original Language: English



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