The Tuesday Night Club

Short Story

First published: 1932

A Miss Marple story


The Tuesday Night Club

The first investigation by the Tuesday Night Club. Three people were poisoned at dinner, one died. But who was the culprit? From The Thirteen Problems. Miss Marple's first appearance.

More about this story

The first meeting of the newly formed Tuesday Night Club, they turn to Sir Henry Clithering's tale of three people poisoned at dinner with only one later dying.

The story first appeared in the UK in The Royal Magazine, and was Miss Marple's debut in print in 1927. In the US the title was changed to The Solving Six. Its first publication in book form was in the collection Best Detective Stories of the Year 1928 published by Faber and Faber, and was later collected in The Thirteen Problems (UK title) in 1932. The US version of this collection used The Tuesday Club Murders as its title.

This story has never been adapted.

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