By Agatha Christie
While Richard Abernethie, the grasp of Enderby corridor, dies his heirs gather on the large Victorian mansion to listen to the interpreting of the need. it really is then that Cora, Abernethie's sister, comes out with an alarming idea: "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 girls and horses, a favourite and doubtless innocent sister-in-law, feuding nieces, a nosey housekeeper, and a disingenuous artwork collector.
Poirot needs to conjure all of his deductive powers in an effort to unmask the killer and his ultimate end is a superb and unforeseen as ever. After the Funeral is vintage Christie at her most sensible.
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After the Funeral (Hercule Poirot, Book 29) by Agatha Christie