Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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    Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master.
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    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.
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    We had a good yarn about old times, and it ended in his inviting me down to Styles to spend my leave there.
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    John no­ticed my sur­prise at the news of his mother’s re­mar­riage and smiled rather rue­fully.

    “Rot­ten little bounder too!” he said sav­agely. “I can tell you, Hast­ings, it’s mak­ing life jolly dif­fi­cult for us. As for Evie—you re­mem­ber Evie?”
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    down the cir­cum­stances which led to my be­ing con­nec­ted with the af­fair.
    I had been in­val­ided home from the Front; and


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    I will there­fore briefly set down the cir­cum­stances which led to my be­ing con­nec­ted with the af­fair.


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    I asked benignantly, as she hesitated.

    "I want to ask your advice. What shall I do?"
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    "Why, the fact that Bauerstein demanded a post-mortem.
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    Rather ostentatiously, I stepped forward, crackling some dead branches with my feet as I did so.
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