The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper

Short story


Original publication:

The short is first published in The Sketch Magazine (UK) on October 8 in 1924 (No. 1654) as part three in the series Tommy and Tuppence together with and under the title Finessing the King.

In the US there is no publication prior to the one in the short story collection published in 1929.


In book form, the short story is represented in:

Partners in Crime 1929 (American Edition)
Published in the UK later the same year (with a different chapter order): British Edition.


Publications in Swedish:

1. En herre klädd i tidningspapper 1930 (Dagens Nyheter on March 2)

2. En herre klädd i tidningspapper 2015 (In the short story collection Par i brott)