Funerals Are Fatal Author:Agatha Christie Better Off Dead! — Richard Abernethie was dead, but none of his quarrelsome relatives was particularly sorry. They woere certainly better off. For Richard's will made them all extremely rich! — But at the funeral a strange thing happened. Aunt Cora, a batty old art collector, suggested that Richard's death was not quite natural. The family seemed ... more »incredulous! Then the next day another corpse was found. Was it a coincidence that it happened to be Cora?
Hercule Poirot, the famous detective, used a pet theory--"Let people talk long enough, and they'll always hang themselves." So while all the relatives talked, Poirot listened. And what he heard was