InChristie was recovering from influenza and bored, and she started to write a story at the suggestion of her mother, Clara Miller see the dedication to The Mysterious Affair at Styles.
Poirot rushes Nick off to a rest home, where visitors will not be allowed, for protection.
Japp reveals that the Crofts are known forgers. But Poirot announces that they had no hand in the murder. As it was, he set out to help".
Book dedication[ edit ] The dedication of the book reads: To Eden Phillpotts. There were slight abridgements to the text, no chapter divisions, and the reference in Chapter III to the character of Jim Lazarus as, "a Jew, of course, but a frightfully decent one"  was deleted.
Nick decides to host a little party the day Maggie arrives. Her housekeeper is named Ellen, and the lodge near End House is being leased by Mr.
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After learning of Michael's wealth and disappearance, Nick plotted to present herself as Michael's love interest to usurp his wealth.