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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

By Christie, Agatha

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Title: The Mysterious Affair at Styles  
Author: Christie, Agatha
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Blackmask Online Collection
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Historic
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Publisher: Blackmask Online

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. I GO TO STYLES The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as ?The Styles Case? has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, in view of the world?wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. This, we trust, will effectually silence the sensational rumours which still persist. I will therefore briefly set down the circumstances which led to my being connected with the affair. I had been invalided home from the Front; and, after spending some months in a rather depressing Convalescent Home, was given a month?s sick leave. Having no near relations or friends, I was trying to make up my mind what to do, when I ran across John Cavendish. I had seen very little of him for some years. Indeed, I had never known him particularly well. He was a good fifteen years my senior, for one thing, though he hardly looked his forty?five years. As a boy, though, I had often stayed at Styles, his mother?s place in Essex.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1 -- Agatha Christie, 1 -- Chapter I. I GO TO STYLES, 1 -- Chapter II. THE 16TH AND 17TH OF JULY, 10 -- Chapter III. THE NIGHT OF THE TRAGEDY, 16 -- Chapter IV. POIROT INVESTIGATES, 20 -- Chapter V. IT ISN'T STRYCHNINE, IS IT?, 35 -- Chapter VI. THE INQUEST, 55 -- Chapter VII. POIROT PAYS HIS DEBTS, 65 -- Chapter VIII. FRESH SUSPICIONS, 73 -- Chapter IX. DR. BAUERSTEIN, 85 -- Chapter X. THE ARREST, 96 -- Chapter XI. THE CASE FOR THE PROSECUTION, 108 -- Chapter XII. THE LAST LINK, 121 -- Chapter XIII. POIROT EXPLAINS, 127 -- The Mysterious Affair at Styles -- i

 

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