A mild-mannered bystander harbors a sinister motive. A carelessly tossed glove becomes a critical clue—or a frustrating red herring. The inspector calls all the assembled suspects into the drawing room, and with incisive wit and a withering glare at the culprit, sketches out the brilliant solution to the question of whodunit. These mainstays of crime fiction plotting have a creator, and her name was Agatha Christie.
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