By Agatha Christie
Rex Fortescue, king of a monetary empire, used to be sipping
tea in his “counting house” while he suffered
an agonizing and surprising dying. On later inspection,
the wallet of the deceased have been discovered to contain
traces of cereals.
Yet, it used to be the incident within the parlor which confirmed
Miss Marple's suspicion that right here she was
looking at a case of crime through rhyme. . . .
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