Cards on the Table - Study Guide Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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After dinner, Mr. Shaitana leads his guests into the drawing room where a bridge table is set out. He very cleverly establishes his murder suspects at the table in the drawing room; Mrs. Lorrimer is partnered with Miss Meredith and Dr. Roberts is paired with Major Despard. Once Mr. Shaitana has established that table of four, he opens the door to another room where Poirot and Mrs. Oliver are partnered against Superintendent Battle and Colonel Race. At this point, Mr. Shaitana returns to the drawing room with his suspects and takes a seat by the fire. A little after midnight, Colonel Race declares he must end and return home. Entering the drawing room to say goodnight to their host, the four sleuths see the bridge game still in progress, with Mr. Shaitana asleep by the fire. Race and Poirot approach Mr. Shaitana to say goodnight and discover...

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