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By the pricking of my thumbs 32 editions

Cover of: By the pricking of my thumbs | Agatha Christie
About the Book

"By the pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes."William Shakespeare – Macbeth (Act IV, Scene 1)When visiting Tommy's Aunt Ada in her nursing home, Tuppence encounters some odd residents, Mrs Lancaster, being the strangest of them all. Her incessant reference to 'something behind the fireplace' and a 'poor child' seems at first the incoherent ramblings of an elderly woman, though when Aunt Ada sadly passes away, a painting left to Tommy in her will leads the duo on a dangerous adventure where they finally discover exactly what Mrs Lancaster was talking about.Published in 1968, the title is taken from a line in Shakespeare's Macbeth. The novel marks the return of Tommy and Tuppence after nearly three decades of silence. Unlike Christie's other recurring characters, the detectives have aged in accordance with time. Tommy is now over seventy, and Tuppence is sixty-six. Although not in the original novel Geraldine McEwan appears as Miss Marple in ITV's 2006 episode.

32 editions First published in 1968

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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
2010, HarperCollins
E-book in English
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
October 20, 2006, Macmillan Audio Books
Audio CD - Abridged Ed edition
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
June 21, 2002, Macmillan Audio Books
Audio Cassette - Abridged Ed edition
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
November 9, 2001, The Audio Partners
Audio cassette in English
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
October 1999, Econo-Clad Books
Library Binding in English
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
1996, HarperCollins
Paperback
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs (Tommy and Tuppence Mysteries)
January 1996, Chivers Audio Books
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
1996, HarperCollins
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1992, HarperPaperbacks
in English
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By the Pricking of my Thumbs
February 1992, HarperPrism
in English
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By the Pricking of my Thumbs
February 1992, HarperPrism
Mass Market Paperback in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1987, Ulverscroft
in English - 1st large print ed.
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1986, Pocket
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1986, Dodd, Mead
in English - 1st ed.
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1986, Dodd, Mead
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1986, Fontana
in English
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Mu zhi yi shu
1984, Yuan jing chu ban gong si
in Chinese
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
February 1983, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
February 2, 1983, Pocket
Paperback in English
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Sento i pollici che prudono
1982, A. Mondadori
in Italian
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs
1974, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1971, Collins
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1971, Fontana
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1969, Pocket Books
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1968, Dodd, Mead
- [Book Club ed.].
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1968, Dodd, Mead
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1968, Pocket Books
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1968, Dodd, Mead
- [Book Club ed.].
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By the pricking of my thumbs
1968, Published for the Crime Club by Collins
in English
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By The Pricking of My Thumbs: and Parker Pyne Investigates.
Publish date unknown, Heron Books
in English
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By the pricking of my thumbs
Publish date unknown, Planet Three Publishing Network.
in English

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