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After the Funeral (Hercule Poirot, Bk 30) (aka: Funerals Are Fatal)
After the Funeral - Hercule Poirot, Bk 30 - aka: Funerals Are Fatal Author:Agatha Christie When Cora is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard's funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard's will, Cora was clearly heard to say: "It's been hushed up very nicely, hasn't it? But he was murdered, wasn't he?&... more »quot; In desperation, the family solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to unravel the mystery.
Inheritance plays the major role in this when the patriarch dies suddenly. Poirot does it again in this tale in which everyone is suspect of a possible murder, a brutal murder, and a near murder. Auntie will keep you guessing until the final chapters, although the finale, as with most Poirot novels, may leave you less than satisfied