The Mercy of the Puddles

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Among the crowd is a doctor, who agrees to help look into things. Whodunits are pretty self-explanatory – the aim of the story is to discover, with the aid of clues, either alongside or before the detective, the perpetrator of the crime. When Evelyn Howard finds the brown paper used to wrap a parcel containing a false beard, one assumes that she has fulfilled Poirot’s expectations of her abilities. Conversations with Graham Greene. nonfiction: Journey Without Maps. 1942. As the grandfather of the drowned children, Bletchley believes there is more to that accident than meets the eye.

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Publisher: iUniverse (June 30, 2000)

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