By Agatha Christie
While Richard Abernethie, the grasp of Enderby corridor, dies his heirs gather on the sizeable Victorian mansion to listen to the analyzing of the need. it truly is then that Cora, Abernethie's sister, comes out with an alarming inspiration: "But he used to be murdered, wasn't he?" the following day Cora is located brutally bludgeoned to loss of life in her domestic.
None except Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot is summoned to Enderby in pursuit of the assassin. Suspects abound together with a wayward nephew unfortunate with ladies and horses, a favourite and possible innocent sister-in-law, feuding nieces, a nosey housekeeper, and a disingenuous artwork collector.
Poirot needs to conjure all of his deductive powers with a view to unmask the killer and his ultimate end is an excellent and unforeseen as ever. After the Funeral is vintage Christie at her top.
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