At Bertram's Hotel - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5-6 Summary

In chapter 5, Miss Marple wakes early and goes through her regular morning routine before calling the chambermaid for breakfast. Miss Marple is pleased with the old fashioned, English breakfast. Down the hall, Lady Sedgwick stands at her door watching for Colonel Luscombe. When he finally arrives, Lady Sedgwick pulls Colonel Luscombe and demands to know why he has brought Elvira to this hotel. Colonel Luscombe apologizes, having not known she would be there, and promises to take Elvira to Kent that day. Colonel Luscombe then attempts to convince Lady Sedgwick to see her daughter, referring to Elvira's questions the day before, but she refuses. Shortly after Canon Pennyfather leaves Bertram's, the commissionaire, Michael Gorman, finds Lady Bess Sedgwick calling to him from a window in Bertram's writing room. Lady Sedgwick accuses Gorman of attempting to blackmail her about a past they...

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