By Agatha Christie
"The Ravenscrofts didn't appear that sort of individual. They appeared good balanced and placid..." And but, twelve years past, the husband had shot the spouse, after which himself--or maybe it was once the opposite direction round, for the reason that units of either one of their fingerprints have been at the gun, and the gun had fallen among them. The case haunts Ariadne Oliver, who have been a pal of the couple. The recognized secret novelist wants this real-life secret solved, and calls upon Hercule Poirot to assist her accomplish that. Poirot is now a truly outdated guy, yet his brain is as nimble and as sharp as ever and will nonetheless penetrate deep into the shadows. yet as Poirot and Mrs. Oliver and Superintendent Spence reopen the long-closed case, a startling discovery awaits them. And if reminiscence serves Poirot (and it does!), crime--like history--has a bent to copy itself.
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By eleven o’clock Bess began to complain of being starved. “Let’s stop for a bite in Martin City,” she suggested. Though Nancy would have liked to push on and had not thought of food, she suddenly realized she was hungry. ” When they reached the turnoff, Nancy took the downhill road that led to the industrial city on the Wimpole River. ” she asked. George said, “Fresh-water fishing equipment and small boats. My dad has bought a lot of things made by these people. By the way, this is a historic place.
As they headed toward the highway in Nancy’s convertible, Bess asked, “What’s the big rush? ” Nancy briefed the cousins on the night’s happenings. ” “I don’t know,” Nancy replied. ” The girls were silent for nearly two miles as they enjoyed the early morning with its twittering birds and hide-and-seek sunshine. Finally Bess spoke up. “What is Cyclops, anyway? ” “I looked it up to make sure,” Nancy replied. “The story comes from Greek mythology. There was a race of giant shepherds. Each man had only one eye.
Out of the corner of her eye, Nancy saw Marty coming back. “I’ll give you this hint. Investigate the Anderson Museum in Hager. ” Nancy returned to her table in a far better mood than she had left it. Her father was not sidestepping her detective work in favor of Marty’s after all! Bess and George noticed the difference in their friend. But before they had a chance to ask her about it, Nancy said they were going to Hager to pick up a clue. ” George asked. ” Twenty minutes later the three girls were on their way.
Elephants Can Remember (Hercule Poirot, Book 37) by Agatha Christie