Double Sin

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First published: 1961

A Hercule Poirot story

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Double Sin

A selection of antique miniatures are stolen from a woman's case on a train. From Poirot's Early Cases and Double Sin and Other Stories.

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Attempting to holiday in Devon, Poirot and Hastings are interrupted when a woman’s antiques are stolen from her bag on a train.

It was first published as a book in the 1961 US collection Double Sin and Other Stories, and was published in the UK in the collection Poirot’s Early Cases in 1974.

This story was adapted for the TV series Agatha Christie’s Poirot in 1990 and starred David Suchet in the title role. He was accompanied by Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser), Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) and Miss Felicity Lemon (Pauline Moran) in many of the cases, regardless of whether or not they appeared in the original text.

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