The World's End

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First published: 1927

A Harley Quin story

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The World's End

The World's End

The Duchess of Leith, one of Mr Satterthwaite's friends, is looking to clear the name of her cousin's fiance who has been accused of stealing. Can Satterthwaite and the elusive Mr Quin assist? From The Mysterious Mr Quin.

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Mr Satterthwaite has come to Corsica with his friend the Duchess of Leith, where they meet the Duchess’s cousin Naomi Carlton-Smith. Distraught that her fiancé has been accused of stealing, Naomi turns to Sattherthwaite and his friend the mysterious Mr Quin for help.


The story was first published in book form in the collection The Mysterious Mr Quin, Collins in 1930. The collection was dedicated to its eponymous hero and is the only book of Agatha Christie's to be dedicated to a fictional character.

It has never been adapted.

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