Curtain - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

When Hastings walks into Poirot's room, Hastings notices immediately how much Poirot has aged since he last saw him. Poirot is hunched over in his wheelchair. His face is sunken in and his hair is grey, while his mustache is still jet black. As Poirot describes his deteriorating outer body state to Hastings, he also tells him that he has come to Styles to hunt down a murderer. He goes on to tell Hastings that his mind still works but he has summoned Hastings to help him with the physical aspects of hunting down the murderer.

Hastings tells Poirot the guests he has met and Poirot fills Hastings in on the other people that are staying at Styles. Poirot hands Hastings a paper that describes five different murder cases. After reading the cases, Hastings says he doesn't understand because there is no connection...

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