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By Agatha Christie

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with interest while the Gazette advertises “A homicide is introduced and should happen on Friday, October twenty ninth, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.”

A infantile sensible shaggy dog story? Or a spiteful hoax? not able to withstand the mysterious invitation, the locals arrive at Little Paddocks on the appointed time while, by surprise, the lighting exit and a gun is fired. once they come again on, a grotesque scene is published. An very unlikely crime? basically leave out Marple can resolve it.

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He said there was nothing distinctive about money that could be identified, so they’d take out the money, then put the other things in a big envelope and mail it back to me. ” “All right,” Mason said, “let’s hear all of your story. ” She said, “You’re responsible. I kept thinking over what you said last night. I think something’s happened. ” She picked up the glasses and put them on. Mason regarded her thoughtfully. ” “The biggest they make,” she said. “When you’re out in the desert, particularly during the summer months, the glare can be absolutely intolerable.

Right now,” Mason told him. “Have a heart, Perry. I can’t—“ “I don’t care what you have to pay,” Mason said, “I want them. I’m mixed into something that bothers me personally and professionally and I want those women. Probably your receptionist knows some of the girls who are working here in the building who can get away for half an hour or so. Send an operative down to the restaurant. Pick up some of the girls who are having a coffee break. Send someone over to the parking lot. Pick out young women who have parked their cars.

If someone has stolen Adelle Hastings’ bag and fired two shots from the revolver that was in that bag, almost anything could have happened. And if, on the other hand, Adelle Hastings fired two shots from that revolver and then went to all this trouble to set the stage so that I’d be drawn into the case, you can be pretty damn certain that something has happened. She—“ Mason broke off as there was a tapping on the door to his private office. Mason nodded to Della Street. Della Street opened the door.

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