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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 may 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 whilst, without notice, the lighting exit and a gun is fired. once they get back on, a grotesque scene is published. An most unlikely crime? simply leave out Marple can resolve it.

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Then she winked at me. ‘‘And thanks for telling off old Hinkelpuss. ’’ Sophie asked as Bree set her salad in front of her. Bree sighed heavily. ‘‘Unfortunately for me. I know I shouldn’t say this, but I can’t stand her. ’’ ‘‘Thank you, dear,’’ Marylou said, ‘‘for such speedy, efficient service. ’’ Bree smiled widely at that. ’’ ‘‘You certainly may,’’ Marylou said, laughing. ’’ Giggling, Bree departed, tray in one hand and tray stand in the other. We all tasted our food, and we all seemed quite happy with our choices.

Slowly she turned around and looked up at the man standing slightly behind her. ‘’Avery! ’’ Chapter 5 So this was Avery Trowbridge. I eyed him curiously— and I hoped, discreetly. He was certainly handsome, with the kind of boyish, blond, blue-eyed good looks that never seem to go out of style. He was probably in his fifties, but he looked a good ten years younger. At some point, he would no doubt run to seed, but for the moment he was holding age at bay pretty well. The smirk on his face detracted from the otherwise favorable impression of his looks, however.

Not smiling, she stepped forward and held out her hand. ‘‘Paula Trowbridge. ’’ I supposed she was going to pretend that we hadn’t heard her threatening remarks. Sophie and I introduced ourselves, and I continued to examine Paula Trowbridge as discreetly as I could. She was around fifty, probably a couple of years on the other side of it. That made her a bit more than ten years older than I and twenty years older than Sophie. Her face had a hard set to it, and the severely bleached blond hair did nothing to soften her look.

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