Crooked House - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 5 Charles met Edith de Haviland, Sophia’s great-aunt when she came to tell Sophia that Nannie was looking for her. As Charles walked back toward the house with Edith she stopped to pull a weed that she called bindweed and described as the worst kind of weed. She ground it underfoot as she explained she had come to take care of the children when her sister, Marcia, died. She does tell Charles that Aristide had made all his children independently wealthy. Charles interpreted that money was not a motive in the old man’s murder. Edith said she had no idea who might have committed the murder though she suspected Brenda would be accused. Edith said this would be all right since Brenda was not a member of the family.

In Chapter 6, inside the house, Edith asks Charles if he wants...

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