By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks… together with A Pocket filled with Rye, during which the weird dying of a monetary rich person has leave out Marple investigating a truly peculiar case of crime through rhyme.
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I intended Percival. He’s long past approximately having a look nervous to loss of life. ” “Now what approximately servants? You’ve already defined the Crumps. Who else is there? ” “Gladys Martin is the parlourmaid or waitress, as they prefer to name themselves these days. She does the downstairs rooms, lays the desk, clears away and is helping Crump wait at desk. rather an honest type of woman yet virtually half-witted. The adenoidal kind. ” Neele nodded. “The housemaid is Ellen Curtis. aged, very crabbed, and intensely move, yet has been in strong carrier and is a firstclass housemaid. the remainder is outdoors help—odd ladies who are available. ” “And these are the one humans residing the following? ” “There’s outdated leave out Ramsbottom. ” “Who is she? ” “Mr. Fortescue’s sister-in-law—his first wife’s sister. His spouse used to be plenty older than he used to be and her sister back was once a whole lot older than her—which makes her good over seventy. She has a room of her personal at the moment floor—does her personal cooking and all that, with only a girl coming in to scrub. She’s fairly eccentric and she or he by no means beloved her brother-in-law, yet she got here the following whereas her sister was once alive and stayed on whilst she died. Mr. Fortescue by no means afflicted approximately her a lot. She’s relatively a personality, although, is Aunt Effie. ” “And that's all. ” “That’s all. ” “So we come to you, leave out Dove. ” “You wish details? I’m an orphan. I took a secretarial path on the St. Alfred’s Secretarial university. I took a role as shorthand typist, left it and took one other, determined i used to be within the incorrect racket, and began on my current profession. i've been with 3 assorted employers. After a couple of 12 months or eighteen months i am getting bored with a selected position and stream on. i've been at Yewtree hotel simply over a yr. i'm going to style out the names and addresses of my a number of employers and provides them, with a replica of my references to Sergeant—Hay, is it? Will that be passable? ” “Perfectly, pass over Dove. ” Neele used to be silent for a second, having fun with a psychological snapshot of pass over Dove tampering with Mr. Fortescue’s breakfast. His brain went again farther, and he observed her methodically amassing yew berries in a bit basket. With a sigh he back to the current and fact. “Now, i want to determine the girl—er Gladys—and then the housemaid, Ellen. ” He extra as he rose: “By the way in which, leave out Dove, are you able to provide me any proposal why Mr. Fortescue will be sporting free grain in his pocket? ” “Grain? ” she stared at him with what looked to be actual shock. “Yes—grain. Does that recommend whatever to you, omit Dove? ” “Nothing in any respect. ” “Who sorted his outfits? ” “Crump. ” “I see. Did Mr. Fortescue and Mrs. Fortescue occupy an identical bed room? ” “Yes. He had a dressing room and bathtub, in fact, and so did she . . . ” Mary glanced down at her wristwatch. “I quite imagine that she should be again very quickly now. ” The inspector had risen. He acknowledged in a delightful voice: “Do you recognize something, leave out Dove? It moves me as very strange that although there are 3 golfing classes within the instant neighbourhood, it has but no longer been attainable to discover Mrs. Fortescue on one in every of them prior to now?