The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

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First published: 1933

Synopsis

The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

A man takes on the habits of a cat but only his psychologist seems able to see a real cat in the house. In The Hound of Death and The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

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Classic country house Agatha Christie, except for the small fact that the gentlemen in question has not been murdered, but appears instead to have become a cat.

The story was first published in book form in the UK in the Oldhams Press edition of The House of Death in 1933, available only by collecting coupons from a magazine entitled The Passing Show. It was first published in the US in the 1971 collection The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

It has never been adapted.

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